Academic Senate Forum

Motion Concerning Police Actions

TO: Professor Linda Bisson, Chair, Davis Division of the Academic Senate

Dear Chair Bisson

The undersigned members of the Davis Division of the Academic Senate hereby petition you to put the following motion to a vote of the entire membership of the Davis Division of the Academic Senate at the earliest date that is feasible under Senate rules.

Motion

Be it resolved that that the Davis Division of the Senate of the University of California hereby (1) condemns both the dispatch of police and use of excessive force in response to non-violent protests on November 18, 2011;
(2) opposes violent police response to non-violent protests on campus;
(3) demands that police deployment against protestors be considered only after all reasonable efforts have been exhausted and with direct consultation with Academic Senate leadership.

Thank you for your attention to this matter. 

Yours sincerely,

View signatories

This forum closed on 3/6/2012 at 5:00 PM.