Sunday, June 14, 2020

In the News: "Some look to 8 Can’t Wait to end police violence"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"Ben Jackson fights for causes he believes in.

A writer, activist and co-founder of NoRA, an organization that calls for ending the National Rifle Association’s influence on politics, Jackson said it’s time to stop police violence after the killing of George Floyd.

The 44-year-old Natick resident told selectmen last week that Natick police officers must adopt the eight policies advocated by an organization called 8 Can’t Wait. They include banning chokeholds and strangleholds, and requiring officers to stop fellow officers from using excessive force, which 8 Can’t Wait calls “duty to intervene.”

“These are not earth-shattering proposals, but they’re not being implemented,” Jackson told the Daily News."
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The Franklin Police response to the request was shared here

Chief Lynch's response to inquires about the campaign
Chief Lynch's response to inquires about the campaign

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