is a case pending in the courts where the plaintiffs are pressuring the
police department to cease enforcing certain quality-of-life offenses.
We know this directly contradicts what our members are requesting from the police department.
said, the Law Department is requesting that we reach out to our members
and ask that you submit affidavits to the Law Department stating that
you oppose such actions. These affidavits will be submitted to the judge
handling this case.
community support on this issue, there may be an order from the judge
requiring the police to cease enforcing certain quality of life offenses
such as public drunkenness, urination, panhandling and sleeping on the
apologize for the short turn-around time, but these affidavits are
needed as soon as possible and no later than Monday, April 19th. So,
please fill out and forward the attached affidavit directly to the Law
Department, to the attention of: