Protest Accomplishments

What these protests have accomplished so far:

May 26, 2020

  • Four officers fired for murdering George Floyd

May 28, 2020

  • University of Minnesota cancels contract with police
  • Third Precinct police station neutralized by protestors
  • ATU Local 1005 refuses to bring police officers to protest or transport arrested protestors

May 29, 2020

  • Activists command hotel to provide shelter to homeless
  • Officer Chauvin, who killed George Floyd, arrested
  • Louisville Mayor suspends "no-knock" warrants in response to policies 3/12

May 30, 2020

  • US Embassies across Africa condemn police murder of George Floyd
  • Minnesota Attorney General Ellison takes over prosecution of the murdering officer
  • TWU Local 100 bus operators refuse to transport arrested protestors

May 31, 2020

  • Two abusive officers fired for pulling a couple out of car and tasing them

June 1, 2020

  • Minnesota Public Schools end contract with police
  • Confederate Monument removed in Birmingham, AL
  • California prosecutors launch campaign to stop DAs from accepting police union money
  • Tulsa Mayor Bynum agrees to not renew Live PD contract
  • Louisville Police Chief fired after shooting of David Mcatee at BBQ joint
  • Dems and reps begin push to shut down a pentagon program that transfers military weaponry to cancel contract with police

June 2, 2020

  • Minnesota AFL-CIO calls for the resignation of Bob Kroll, the president of the Minnesota police union (Bob Kroll is a vocal white supremacist
  • ATU Local 85 announces refusal to transport police officers or arrest protestors
  • Racist Ex-Mayor Rizzo statue removed
  • Six abusive officers charged for violence against residents and protestors in Atlanta, GA
  • Confederate soldier statue removed in Alexandria, VA
  • Robert Lee statue removed
  • Civil Rights investigation of Minnesota Police Department launched
  • Resolution to prevent law enforcement from hiring officers with history of misconduct announced by San Francisco DA Boudin and Supervisor Walton
  • Survey indicating 64% of polled sympathetic to protestors and 47% disapprove of police handling, and 54% think burning down of precinct fully or partially justified
  • New Jersey Attorney General announces policing reforms
  • Minneapolis City Council members publicly call for disbanding the police and replace safety and outreach capacity

June 3, 2020

  • One officer fired for tweets promoting violence against protestors in Denver, CO
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art, First Avenue, Walker Art Center end use of Minneapolis PD for events
  • Officer Chauvin charges upgraded to 2nd Murder and remaining 3 officers also charged and taken into custody
  • VA Governor announces removal of Robert E Lee statue
  • Richmond, VA Mayor Stoney announces RPD reform measures: establish "Marcus" alert for folks experiencing mental health crisis, establish independent Citizen Review Board, an ordinance to remove Confederate monuments, and implement racial equity study
  • County commissioners deny proposal for $23 million expansion of Fulton County jail 
  • Minneapolis Parks and Recreation cut ties with the Minneapolis Police Department
  • US Army tells soldiers to disobey any orders to attack peaceful protestors - nationwide
  • Los Angeles announces $100-$150 million cut from LAPD budget and reinvested into communities, moratorium on gang database, and sharper discipline against abusive cops, in effect immediately
  • Seattle changes mind and withdraws request to end federal oversight/consent decree of police department

June 4, 2020

  • Breonna Taylor case reopened
  • Portland schools superintendent 'discontinues' presence of armed police officers in schools
  • MBTA (Metro Boston) board orders that buses won't transport police to protests, or protestors to police
  • King County Labor Federation issue ultimatum to police unions to admit to and address racism in Seattle PD, or be removed

June 7, 2020

  • Madison Teachers Inc. changes their position on police in schools, demanding ALL police are removed in Madison, WI

June 9, 2020

  • Milwaukee Public Schools remove police from schools
  • Madison Metropolitan School Board President Gloria Reyes issues statement to remove police from schools