How to End Broken Windows Policing Now

For Immediate Release

Coalition​ ​to​ ​End​ ​Broken​ ​Windows​ ​Release​ ​Statement​ ​on​ ​Drop​ ​in NYC​ ​Criminal​ ​Summonses,​ ​Demands​ ​Reduction​ ​in​ ​Police

CEBW Statement on Criminal Summonses Drop (pdf)

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Speaking Truth to Power

"Broken Windows" theory purports to prevent serious crimes by aggressively going after minor, petty violations (like a broken window) as a way to deter more serious offenses -- despite no criminology research to prove declines in crime rates. In practice, Broken Windows encourages police to harass, racially profile, entrap, and punitively arrest citizens in low-income Black and Latino communities. In this video captured on a phone, cops attack a student on her way to school.

Police Accountablility

WHO WE ARE

A Coalition of grassroots community groups across New York City
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IN THE NEWS

Raising awareness of police accountability in the media
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WHAT IS BROKEN WINDOWS?

A debunked theory on petty crime enforcement
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fighting Injustice

OUR DEMANDS

Demilitarize our neighborhoods and reinvest in the community
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TAKING ACTION

Documenting police brutality and organizing people's protests for justice
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ART SPEAKS

Performers, artists, poets, filmmakers, and musicians call to End Broken Windows
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End Broken Windows

(347) 504-1817

Our Brochure

Coalition to End Broken Windows Brochure

CEBW_Brochure_2017 (pdf)

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