Thursday, May 1, 2008

HOW TO GET A POLICE CHIEF TO BACK OFF SNEAKY, ILLEGAL SEARCHES

ACTIVISM: HOW TO GET A POLICE CHIEF TO BACK OFF SNEAKY, ILLEGAL SEARCHES

DC's police chief Kathy Lanier came up with a plan to get people to allow officers to search their homes for any object by granting them immunity only from the city' gun law. The local ACLU, led by Johnny Barnes, got on the case with a door to door information campaign that soon turned into a neighborhood march. With this sort of protest, Chief Lanier soon backed off of her sneaky search scheme.

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