GJPD Exposed

GJ City Ponders Concentration Camp For Homeless

Posted in City of Grand Junction, Criminalization of Houselessness by GJPD Exposed on July 27, 2010

As the homeless situation, that more and more citizens find themselves in, continues to grow, it has become a major local political issue. There are many willing to chart a new course in GJ’s response to homelessness. Yet there are many who want to continue the criminalize and punish the homeless.

From the gjsentinel.com….

““Can we confine these people to a site such as Gregg has suggested?” [City Council member] Susuras asked [City Attorney] Shaver.

As long as there’s a designated place other than parks or other public areas for certain people to be, the answer is yes, Shaver said.

“If they refuse to go, that’s when we arrest them,” Shaver said.

Read the rest of this article here.

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  1. GJPD Exposed said, on August 3, 2010 at 9:33 am

    Sign this petition that is trying to pressure the City of GJ into housing based solutions to homelessness rather then the criminalize and punish method they are so fond of.
    http://homelessness.change.org/petitions/view/housing_is_the_solution_to_homelessness_in_the_grand_valley


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