Concerned Citizens Form Copwatch in Watsonville
Santa Cruz, CA
18 Oct 2004 19:20 GMT
Watsonville, CA October 18, 2004 --- Copwatch, a nonviolent group to observe and monitor police activities is being formed by Watsonville citizens concerned about police misconduct and abuse of power in the Watsonville community. Following examples set by other Copwatch groups across the nation, members of Watsonville Copwatch, concerned with the lack of police accountability, will launch observation patrols and "Know-Your-Rights" trainings in order to increase the community's oversight of police activities.
see also: Santa Cruz Copwatch
related audio: Andrea Prichett on Community Justice and Police Alternatives