These folks are highly skilled in shooting cops. With a video camera, that is.
Their national watchdog group, Peoples’ Justice for Community Control & Police Accountability, teaches people to take to the streets and police the police, and this week they’re coming to the South Bronx to share their techniques.
The two-day Cop Watch Conference — which uses an image of a person videotaping a police beatdown as its logo — will trumpet the best practices for monitoring police behavior, particularly in and among communities of color.
“For us, the bottom line is Cop Watch is about creating more safety for communities of color whenever police are interacting with the community,” said Loyda Colon, the co-director of the Justice Committee, one of the groups involved in the conference.
Cop Watch volunteers patrol New York City neighborhoods including the South Bronx, a rough-and-tumble area with a storied history of soured police-community relations.
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