Protest at Albuquerque City Hall over “Killer Cop” Competition

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By DAVID CORREIA

A group of anti-police violence activists and family members of victims of police violence gathered at City Hall yesterday to demand Mayor Berry cancel the "Killer Cop" competition scheduled for next month. A group of anti-police violence activists and family members of victims of police violence gathered at City Hall yesterday to demand Mayor Berry cancel the “Killer Cop” competition scheduled for next month.

Ken Ellis, father of Ken Ellis, III, who was killed by APD, joins other family members of victims of police violence in signing a letter to Mayor Berry explaining why the NRA National Police Shooting Championships should be cancelled. Ken Ellis, father of Ken Ellis, III, who was killed by APD, joins other family members of victims of police violence in signing a letter to Mayor Berry explaining why the NRA National Police Shooting Championships should be cancelled.

Mike Gomez, Sylvia Fuentes, Isaac Mitchell, Ken Ellis and Nora Tachias Anaya signed the letter. Mike Gomez, Sylvia Fuentes, Isaac Mitchell, Ken Ellis and Nora Tachias Anaya signed the letter.

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Mike Gomez told the gathering that APD's Sean Wallace killed his son three years ago. Alan was the third unarmed person Sean Wallace shot as a New Mexico police officer and the second person he killed. Wallace planned to represent APD at the shooting championships in September. Mike Gomez told the gathering that APD’s Sean Wallace killed his son three years ago. Alan was the third unarmed person Sean Wallace shot as a New Mexico police officer and the second person he killed. Wallace planned to represent APD at the shooting championships in September.

Isaac Mitchell's son Jonathan was killed by a White vigilante. APD and the District Attorney have refused to bring the killer to justice for the murder. "They didn't care about Jonathan because he's Black," he said. Isaac Mitchell’s son Jonathan was killed by a White vigilante. APD and the District…

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