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EMERGENCY ACTION ALERT! TOWN HALL(S) NEEDED IN MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL

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PLEASE FORWARD THIS IMMEDIATELY TO ALL CONCERNED CITIZENS OF THE TWIN CITIES AND BEYOND

 

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We citizens of the Twin Cities of Minnesota do not support violence to property or person done by anarchists, punks, petty criminals or agent provocateurs, but they are by no means the only ones who have been violating the law in the Twin Cities in and around the Republican National Convention this week and they represent a minute portion of those detained by law enforcement over the past few days.

 

The pervasive lawlessness and Bull Conner-esque preemptive violence by riot police against peaceful protesters in Saint Paul and preemptive assault, search & seizure on independent journalists in both Minneapolis and Saint Paul demands immediate response by the leaders of our two cities.

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For the latest citizen journalist perspectives on the RNC, go to: http://www.youtube.com/user/UpTakeVideo

 

Please join me in demanding immediate action from local leaders.

IMMEDIATELY, RESPECTFULLY AND PEACEFULLY contact each of these offices in person (best) or by phone and/or FAX demanding:

An immediate joint Town Hall meeting to call law enforcement to account for their actions and to insist upon:

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1). An immediate cease to the pattern of preemptive violence done to peaceful protesters by law enforcement.

2). The immediate release of all peacefully protesting detainees and citizen journalists being held in Ramsey County.

3). The immediate release and return of all personal property taken from the detainees.

4). An honest and open divulgence of whether or not riot police were privately contracted, and if so, from what corporation or company?

5). An immediate public review of the preemptive arrest policy being carried out under the leadership of Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher.

 

5th District (Minneapolis area) Honorable Representative Keith Ellison

2100 Plymouth Avenue North 

Minneapolis, MN 55411 

Phone: (612) 522-1212

Fax: (612) 522-9915

 

4th District (St. Paul area) Honorable Representative Betty McCollum

165 Western Avenue North, Suite 17

St. Paul, MN 55102

(651) 224-9191

(651) 224-3056 / fax

 

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak

Room 331 City Hall

350 South Fifth Street

Minneapolis, MN 55415

612-673-2100

 

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman

390 City Hall

15 W. Kellogg Blvd.

Saint Paul, MN 55102

Phone: (651) 266-8510

Fax: (651) 266-8513

 

Saint Paul Police Chief John M. Harrington

Saint Paul Police Department

367 Grove Street

Saint Paul, MN 55101

(651) 266-5588

 

Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan

350 South 5th Street Room 130

Minneapolis, MN 55415-1389

(612) 673-3787

Fax: (612) 673-2613

 

Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher                         

425 Grove Street                             

St. Paul, MN 55101   

651-266-7300 (Patrol)

651-266-9333 (LEC)

 

Contact your Minneapolis City Council Member: http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/council/

 

Contact your Saint Paul City Council Member: http://www.stpaul.gov/index.asp?nid=553

 

ACTION IS NEEDED NOW!!! PLEASE TAKE TEN MINUTES TODAY TO CONTACT EACH OF THESE CIVIC LEADERS.  INNOCENT VICTIMS OF POLICE VIOLENCE NEED YOUR SUPPORT.

 

 

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