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Coverage of Justice for Dante Parker protest

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The Victorville Daily Press covered this Saturday's protest for Justice for Dante Parker. Here is the link:

http://www.hesperiastar.com/article/20140920/NEWS/140929979/10114/LIFESTYLE

Parker family, coalition organize Victorville protest

Group calls for 'accountability,' end to 'police brutality'
BROOKE SELF
STAFF WRITER
Posted Sep. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 am
Updated Sep 20, 2014 at 10:15 PM

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Justice for Dante Parker! Rally this Saturday at 3

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As the initiator of the only protest action against the tazing murder of Dante Parker, CopWatch IE was honored to be invited to participate in the upcoming protest action to demand justice for Dante Parker.

The rally will be held this Saturday at 3:PM at the same location, the Victorville substation of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. We encourage all of our supporters and members to attend!

https://www.facebook.com/events/794314343953854/

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Coverage of CWIE protest for Justice for Dante Parker yesterday

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We had a few mainstream media outlets and one independent media outlet come to the Victorville rally for justice for Dante Parker. The San Bernardino Sun, the Victorville Daily Press (where Mr. Parker was employed), and an AP reporter all came with their photographers. We had about 30 people, total, as people came and went.

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Follow-up on NAACP support for Dante Parker

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Following up on the NAACP's involvement in this case, the San Bernardino chapter of the NAACP is joining the call for justice. Today the SB Sun printed a more lengthy summary of the press conference, as well as including some of the comments from Mr. Parker's widow. Here is the link:

http://www.sbsun.com/government-and-politics/20140819/naacp-calls-for-ac...

NAACP calls for accountability in Dante Parker’s police custody death

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Urban Policy Roundtable issues demands in case of tazing death of Dante Parker

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CopWatch will be hosting a protest/vigil for Dante Parker this Wednesday, August 20 at 6:PM outside the Victorville substation of the San Bernardino County Sheriff. Fortunately, we are not alone in addressing this egregious crime. Earl Ofari Hutchinson's group, the Los Angeles Urban Policy Round Table has also made a forceful statement about what they would like to see happen in the case. Here is an article about it:

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SB Sheriffs taze Dante Parker, 36, to death in Victorville

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Just on the heels of waves of police violence and community resistance thereto, from Ferguson to LA, we have another fatal incident here in San Bernardino County. Here's an article that appeared in the Huffington Post:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/14/dad-killed-taser_n_5679152.html

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