Update on 2015 National “Chalk the Police State” Day Locations

Tears Whiny Authoritarianism vs ChalkThe Third Annual Chalk the Police State Day events are all set to go tomorrow, Saturday July 18th. Hopefully, you’ve already seen Ademo’s recent post with advice and tips and are already all set to go for tomorrow. Because of the ease and impromptu nature of chalk protests it’s not too late to get involved in your own town, though.

In fact, even Cop Unblock got in on the chalking fun a few days ago. So here is a current list of all the cities that will be participating. If there is already a group chalking in your city, you should join them. If there isn’t you should round up some friends that care about police accountability and get out there.

Note: this year Chalk the Police State Day will be dedicated to Brian Sumner, an awesome CopBlocker from Fresno, who is actually on trial right now on bogus vandalism charges stemming from a chalk protest he did last year. Since chalk doesn’t do any actual damage and it has been ruled several times, including by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (which has jurisdiction over Fresno), that chalk messages are protected free speech under the First Amendment and that something that simply requires a little cleaning up isn’t considered property damage, what Brian is really being charged with is hurting the delicate feelings of the police.

Of course, it looks bad for them if they right that on a police report. So they have to make stuff up and waste the courts’ time and your money on ridiculous charges. (If you are in the Fresno area, the courthouse where this nonsense is being held would be a good location for a Fresno Chalk the police State Day event.#JusSayin)

Current List of Cities Participating

Chalk Police State NationalThe National Facebook Event Page has been set up through the CopBlock Network Facebook page to organize and coordinate events across the country. If you want to find out information in general about chalk the Police State Day events, this would be a good place to ask. Also, if you have your own Facebook Event page for a local event and it’s not already listed here, you should share it there so others in your area can find out where and when they can join up with you.

Chalk Police State Las VegasLas Vegas, NV.Chalk the Police State Day in Las Vegas will be held at the Regional Injustice Center at 2oo Lewis Ave. It begins at 6pm

Chalk Police State IndianapolisIndianapolis, IN.Chalk the Police State 2015 in Indianapolis will be held at the Indianapolis City Market, which is located at 222 E. Market St. It begins at noon.

Chalk Police State ClevelandCleveland OH.Chalk the Police State Day in Cleveland will be held at the Justice Center, which is located at 100 powers Blvd. It Begins at noon.

Chalk Police State MinneapolisMinneapolis, MN.Chalk the Police State Minneapolis will be held at the Minneapolis Federal Building, which is located at 212 3rd Ave. S. It begins at 3pm.

Chalk Police State ChicagoChicago, IL.National Chalk the Police Day in Chicago will be held at the James R. Thompson Center, which is located at 100 W. Randolph St. It begins at noon.

Chalk Police State Lehigh ValleyBethlehem, PA. – The time and place for Chalk the Police Day Lehigh Valley are not being released publicly. You can contact Lehigh Valley Cop Block via their Facebook page for the details.

Chalk Police State SalemSalem, OR.Chalk the Police State Salem will begin at Noon. (See the Facebook event for location and other details).

Chalk Police State SeattleSeattle WA.Chalk the Police State Seattle will be held at the King County Courthouse, which is located at 516 Third Ave. It begins at noon.

Other Places: Although there are no Facebook events (that I’m aware of) set up for them, several additional places have indicated they will be participating in Chalk the Police State Day events. This includes Portland, OR., Baltimore, MD., Keene, NH., Hollywood, CA., and Victoria, BC. There’s even rumors that a group in Germany will be chalking tomorrow.

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7 Responses to “Update on 2015 National “Chalk the Police State” Day Locations”

  1. tz1 July 17, 2015 at 9:10 pm #

    “Of course, it looks bad for them if they right that on a police report.”
    Can’t even spell “write”. Copblockheads.

    Why don’t you desecrate cemetaries since you don’t consider chalking defacement.

    • DeadPigGoodPig July 18, 2015 at 12:00 am #

      Oh we got a bright one here, bitching about autocorrect. Looks like you’re almost smart enough to pass that pig test. The only good pig is a dead pig that has been chopped up into small pieces with a butter knife.

      • tz1 July 18, 2015 at 9:36 pm #

        Autocorrect starts with misspelling, then continues to wrong thoughts

        • Jonathan Mckeever July 19, 2015 at 1:19 am #

          what the fuck are you trying to prove here? chalk washes off with water, and therefore causes no real damage to….well….anything.

          defacement – to efface, obliterate, or injure the surface of, as to make illegible or invalid.

          not what chalk does.

          • tz1 July 19, 2015 at 10:01 pm #

            So does various other substances. If I cover you with ketchup, dirt, slime, or whatever that you can “wash off with water” would it bo OK?

  2. JC July 18, 2015 at 9:42 am #

    It is always refreshing to see a bunch of grown people chalk sidewalks and buildings. Obviously copblockers have been abused as children and need to relive their childhood. That idiot Brian Sumner was arrested for defacing a memorial. Are you idiot copblockers going to cemeteries to chalk up headstones? Maybe kick a few headstones over? When you copblockers have to drop to a child’s level it pretty much says how immature you people really are.

    • Jonathan Mckeever July 19, 2015 at 1:16 am #

      and the fact that that’s all you see it as, and not sending a message in a way that cannot be ignored, shows brainwashed you are.

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