The information in this article came from a recent interview with Candace McKinley, the Executive Director of Roots of Justice, and a legal rights advisor with Up Against the Law. Part one outlined the basic rights a person has when interacting with police officers. This article contains some basic advice for protesting and also for recording police … Continue reading Candace McKinley: Know Your Rights pt. 2
Experts is a series within this project that explores specific themes that emerge from personal stories. This article covers some basic rights people in the U.S. have when interacting with law enforcement. Part two gives some tips to protesters and video recorders. Candace McKinley is the Executive Director of Roots of Justice, an organization that trains … Continue reading Candace McKinley: Know Your Rights pt. 1
Art Bucher of South Philadelphia was riding his bicycle through a four-way stop at 16th and Fitzwater, where he had an unusual encounter with an aggressive police officer.
Lani grew up in Southwest and West Philadelphia, and raised her children there. She shares some recent stories that explain why she teaches her grandchildren to be cautious around police, especially her young grandsons.
Patrick lives with his wife and children in South Philadelphia. Growing up in Baltimore, Patrick was the target of police harassment on several occasions. Hear more of his story now.