The Black Panther Party and Building a Rapid Response Network

One common question put against police abolitionist arguments is “Without police, who will come in the case of public emergency?” Although police responding to an emergency is often much worse…

A Reflection from Boise on Police Brutality and the Need for Abolition Work

This contribution was submitted by Valerie Baeshk, an organizer in Boise, ID. Shout out to them and the growing crew of police abolitionists in their town! I am a genderqueer,…

Reflexiones para un mundo sin policia

¡Lea, descargue y comparta la traducción al español del zine Reflexiones para un mundo sin policía! Esta colección de los escritos principales del sitio web de A World Without Police…

Killing is Their Business

An investigation into police firings shows that murder is in a cop’s job description. What is a policeman’s job? The answer we’re taught is: “to serve and protect”, to stop…

Not My President

PRESS RELEASE BY A WORLD WITHOUT POLICE FOR NOVEMBER 11, 2016: We, the organizers with A World Without Police declare the protest on Friday, November 12th, 2016 to be triumphant.…

Imagining Police Abolition in Atlanta

On October 15, Atlanta hosted its first Radical Bookfair at the Auburn Avenue Research Library. The exciting event brought together organizers and people from a variety of struggles, communities and…

“Cops Don’t Keep Women and Queers Safe”: A Discussion on Patriarchal Violence and the Police

“Cops Don’t Keep Women and Queers Safe”: A Discussion on Patriarchal Violence and the Police Here at A World Without Police, we start from the basis that police violence will…

Maybe there are no good cops?

Maybe there are no good cops. If there were good cops, one of the Connecticut state troopers would have been reluctant to conspire with other officers to concoct charges against…

#HandsUpDontShip: UPS Workers Fighting Police Violence

In August, Houston hosted an event for the Southern Speaking Tour by organizers with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), a radical union founded in 1905 on the basis…

On the Ground in Baton Rouge

On July 5, 2016, Alton Sterling was murdered by police in Baton Rouge while pinned down on the ground. He had been selling CDs outside of a Triple S Food…