EXPERIENCE COMMUNITY CONTROL NOW
Creating a truly democratic city requires institutions that embody popular oversight and hold real decision making power; community-based infrastructure for education, organizing, and action around intervening in day-to-day governance; and broadly building the independent political power and organization of our people to govern ourselves.
COMMUNITY CONTROL NOW AT A GLANCE
The Community Control Now Campaign is our fight to implement and install a Civilian Oversight Board independent from the police department and populated by the community to hold the police accountable
Not Police Control, Community Control!
As Chattanooga’s history and recent events make clear, the police are not willing or capable of policing themselves. The existing “Police Administrative Review Committee,” which city officials claim creates democratic oversight, has no real power outside of offering advisory opinions on the investigations done by police Internal Affairs
PARC VS COB
"The first need of a free people is to define their own terms."