Policing

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Policing

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This collection contains a wide range of pieces addressing systemic racism and policing. This includes ACAB graffiti, calls for abolition of the police, demands for conviction of police officers, and more.

Collection Items

Abolish the Police sticker
A sticker on a pedestrian crossing sign that reads "Abolish the police" in white text on a black background. The sticker is below another that says "Free Palestine" with a small Palestinian flag on it.

Anti-cop graffiti
Silver text has been added to a parking sign, which reads "fuck the jury," death to Chauvin," and "killer cops."

MPD Murdered
Plywood panels appear to be painted at different time, by different artists. Painted text reads "MPD murdered" and "now breathing was a luxury?" "Pig" is painted faintly on the top of mural in green. Other text is noted, but is not legible. The face…

Police Vs The People
Two police men are painted fighting civilians, who are painted fighting back. One figure grabs the police baton while another clenches his fist. The figures are painted on a black background in Anime style. The work appears to be unfinished.

Everybody hates the police sticker
A black sticker with white text that reads "Everybody hates the police." To the right of the text is an image of a bird standing on a militarized police helmet that has bird poop on it. The sticker is on a metal post with other stickers around it.

Still not heart-ing police sticker
A pink sticker with text reading "Still Not [heart]'ing Police" in white text against a black circle. The text references the song "Still" by Dr. Dre. The sticker is on a metal post.

Stop Talking To Cops sign modification
A red sticker reading "Talking To Cops" that is placed under the word "Stop" of a public stop sign. Below the stop sign is a sign that reads "No parking 30 feet," which has been graffitied over with "ACAB" and "1312."

Police murdered George
Graffiti in red paint on a wall reading "Police murdered George Fuck 12 pig."

acab
This is a blue sticker with cut out letters that spell ACAB as well as cut out hearts around it. This is posted on a pole of a street sign near George Floyd Square.

Who do you call?
Black graffiti on pavement reads "Who do you call when your murderer wears a badge? -Mikayla." The word "wheres" is crossed out before "wears."
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