Families, Residents and Statewide Supporters Fight for Justice in Salinas
Santa Cruz, CA
04 Jun 2014 23:06 GMT
Following the SPD killing of Carlos Mejia on May 20, residents have struggled against the powers that be in Salinas. On May 25, local politicians and non-profit groups worked to quiet anti-police sentiment at the large march and statewide mobilization against police brutality held in East Salinas. On May 27, the family of Mejia filed a wrongful death legal claim against the City of Salinas, and a May 31 counter-protest was held at the pro-police rally organized by retired SPD officers and law enforcement families.
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