Angry family, friends and supporters demand justice for Edwin Rodriguez

Angry family, friends and supporters demand justice for Edwin Rodriguez

Edwin was legally driving in his mothers car. The ELA Sheriffs department said they pulled him over because it was a “stolen vehicle”.  Edwin was shot 10 times and killed by the sheriffs who had no reason to pull him over. The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department in Los Angeles County has a long history of harassing, abusing and killing Chicanos and Blacks. Former Sheriff Lee Baca is currently awaiting sentencing, and his former second in command, Sheriff Paul Tanaka is awaiting trial, over a police abuse incident investigation in the LA…

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Why Police Training Must be Reformed

Why Police Training Must be Reformed

It seems that when you read a news story about #police brutality most often times it does not involve someone in a situation who was ever an actual threat to the officers life.  While police lives can be put in very dangerous life threatening situations it is also just as important that they have the skills and knowledge to handle basic self defense and the stress of the every day situations they often encounter.  An opportunity to increase self defense training is as simple as giving this more time and balance…

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