America needed police reform before March 13, 2020, when Breonna Taylor was shot in her home by police. America needed police reform before May 25, 2020, when George Floyd was killed when a police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes. America needs police reform now. Find opportunities for action and educational resources below.
Tell Congress: We Need Justice in Policing
The Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 7120/S.3912) would ban the use of choke holds, institute a national “necessary” use of lethal force standard, end the militarization of civilian police departments, and implement other badly needed police reforms. Call on your lawmakers to support this crucial bill!
Write a Letter-to-the-Editor
The protests calling for major changes to policing aren’t dominating the headlines anymore, but this issue is far from resolved. Congress must take decisive action to address our deeply racist criminal justice system. Use this template to write a letter-to-the-editor in your local paper!