Community police contact office attacked in solidarity action — Portland, OR

Posted on August 20, 2011


The communique reads:

“On the night of Aug 16th, we smashed-up the “community police” contact office located off of SE 47th & Hawthorne in Portland.

We don’t view “community policing” programs as a positive step towards police accountability or abolition, but as a conscience effort by the state to further embed systems of social control and snitch culture into our communities. The function of police is not to “serve and protect” marginalized communities, but to “serve and protect” the institutions and social relationships which perpetuate the social inequalities that are inherent to capitalism.

This is our gesture of solidarity with the anti-police riots in the UK and the Seattle 26.

                                     When it’s time to party we will party hard!
                                           Don’t fuck with the (A)-Team

-some anarchists”