News & Analysis of Economic, Racial, Gender Justice and More

FEATURING FRANK HOPPER - A police reform initiative in Washington to hold law enforcement accountable is facing a test of its effectiveness. Initiative 940, the first of its kind in the nation, strips police of so-called qualified immunity. 

In 2018, Washington state voters passed the initiative after members of the Puyallup Tribe mobilized in the wake of the police killing of a young Indigenous woman named Jacqueline Salyers. 

Two years later, when police killed a Black man named Manuel Ellis, weeks before George Floyd’s similar police murder in Minnesota, Initiative 940 was put to the test.

This post is for subscribers only

Subscribe now for free to watch the video of this interview (You can upgrade later to a paid membership to unlock exclusive content).

Sign up now Already have an account? Sign in
You’ve successfully subscribed to Rising Up With Sonali
Welcome back! You’ve successfully signed in.
Great! You’ve successfully signed up.
Success! Your email is updated.
Your link has expired
Success! Check your email for magic link to sign-in.