Say Their Names

SAY THEIR NAMES: Current law is failing families across Washington. Since the enactment of I-940 over 120 people have been killed by law enforcement in Washington. Nationally, police kill an average of three people a day. WCPA priorities make foundational changes to the policing system in this state. • Leonard Thomas was unarmed, holding his … Continue reading Say Their Names

The Coalition: Washington Coalition for Police Accountability (WCPA)

Who We Are: The Washington Coalition for Police Accountability (WCPA) centers families and communities impacted by police violence. Members include families who have lost loved ones to police use of deadly force, I-940 campaign leaders, civil rights organizations, Tribes, labor unions, the faith community, and activists committed to ending the violence present in police culture … Continue reading The Coalition: Washington Coalition for Police Accountability (WCPA)

What is the Coalition’s Purpose and Mission?

Washington Coalition for Police Accountability (WCPA)  The Washington Coalition for Police Accountability is organized around families who have lost loved ones to police violence. Families, community organizations, and activists working collaboratively to create legislative policies in Washington State to end police violence. Members commit time and resources, relationships, and expertise to advocate for legislation. We … Continue reading What is the Coalition’s Purpose and Mission?

The Bills:

The Peace Officer Accountability Act (HB 1202): https://sway.office.com/am2EW5jUXIgaCCY7?ref=Link&loc=play • Promotes public safety• Improves trust in law enforcement• Ensures high-quality policing• Holds police who don’t follow the law accountably• Holds law enforcement agencies to a reasonable care standard in the hiring, training, supervising, and disciplining of officers• Authorizes the Attorney General’s Office to hold officers and … Continue reading The Bills: