March Against Berkeley Police


March 13, 2013 @ 1:30 am – 3:30 am
People's Park
2556 Haste Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

On February 12th Berkeley Police murdered Kayla Moore. Kayla Moore lived
with “mental illness” and has been described by friends and family as a
Transgender person who “passed as a woman.”

From Berkeley Copwatch:

“The BPD’s press release of February 13th says that they responded to “a
disturbance call” at Moore’s apartment. Media reports have said this call
was related to mental health. If she was going through a mental health
crisis, was anyone present trained to respond to that kind of situation,
to evaluate, and deescalate? According to an article from February 26th in
the Oakland Tribune: “Berkeley: Man who died after struggle with police
was severely mentally ill,” rather than take her to a hospital for
psychiatric evaluation, when they found out she had an outstanding warrant
in San Francisco, they told her they were going to arrest her…

More info in full article on IndyBay

This is a call for an uncompromisingly militant march against the racist
and transphobic Berkeley Police who murdered Kayla Moore. The march will
begin at People’s Park on Tuesday March 12th at 6:30pm. It is also a call
for queer people, trans people, women, and people of color to form a bloc
against police murders and harassment at the March Against Capitalism and
Police Repression taking place at Oscar Grant Plaza in Oakland on Friday,
March 15th at 8pm


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