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The debate over whether Riverside's only form of civilian oversight over its police department will continue to exist continues, but questions are asked about its independence. Story by Mary Shelton.
03/11/2004
by Peace
Pomona College, Claremont McKenna College, Scripps College, Harvey Mudd College and Pitzer College have all canceled classes for Wednesday, March 10, in a show of solidarity in response to a hate crime that occurred Tuesday night in a parking lot shared by Pomona and Claremont McKenna colleges. The five colleges are all members of The Claremont College consortium and located on contiguous campuses.

According to reports, a car belonging to a Claremont McKenna faculty member who had just taken part in a forum on hate speech was vandalized sometime between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesday. The windows of the car were broken, the tires slashed, and the body of the vehicle spray-painted with racial, misogynist and anti-Semitic epithets. Claremont Police are currently investigating the incident, which has been formally classified as a hate crime. Claremont McKenna College has offered a $10,000 reward for information leading to a solution to the crime.

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03/10/2004

Recently, we've started receiving requests for assistance from people having difficulty with the police, or being a possible victim of a hate crime. This is a short list of resources that can help you through this situation, and help you deal with the legal and social systems.

This list is incomplete. If you have links to other resources, please contact info@la.indymedia.org.

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02/29/2004
by Mary Shelton

Lewis's comments reflected growing concern that the newly elected council including four members financially backed by the RPOA would vote to undo the ordinance which created the commission in March 2000. Currently, only three city council members, Dom Betro, Ameal Moore and Nancy Hart have vocalized support for the commission as being a necessary mechanism to build trust within the community towards the police department.

At least one council member said that the RPOA had approached and said that the commission was no longer needed nor wanted. In response, the RPOA was told that the commission was always meant to be for the community, not the department.

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