- potluck or get together to talk about cops as a problem.
- letting people know that there are other ways to handle problems in lieu of calling the cops.
- convincing neighbors that cops are problematic.
- within household, education about the harm that police bring.
- idea for testimonial zine of peoples' experiences with cops and jail.
- set of guidelines for cop interactions and reasons not to interact with cops.
- posting fucked up experiences with police up to a space over the internet.
- trying to understand how police violence is going over in our community/ gauging where people are at in their feelings about cops.
- worry posed that this small group's discussion is repeating work other groups are focused on; desire to hone in on very specific anti-cop projects (i.e. literally getting cops out of santa cruz)
SUGGESTION! everyone bring in 3 ideas to put on an anti-cop flyer to be posted everywhere around town.
- list of things to do when faced with cop contact.
- questions cops about where they're taking people, etc.
- create a culture of resistance: stand up to police, let them know they aren't welcome nor appreciated.
- interjecting in police interactions
- helping other people find strength to speak with courage to police.
- holding cops accountable: making cop profiles.
--->PROJECT! some sort of database online that logs cops and what they've been up to. (worry about it not being visible enough)
- lot of worry about legal repercussions.
- response that every time we talk about "anti-cop" stuff, we're obviously putting ourselves in trouble, so...
- weekly newsletter or report.
- mentioning of sharing a particular bad cop experience on the radio.
- addressing younger people... going to schools and programs in which cops are doing "we're heroes" presentations, and doing counter-talks about why cops are dangerous and need to be opposed.