Silver Spring Justice Coalition

September 4, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

SS Justice Coalition: Officer Moris’ Sentence Was ‘A Real Slap On The Wrist’

Katie Stauss of the Silver Spring Justice Coalition called the two-year probation sentence given to Montgomery County Police Officer Kevin Moris “a real slap on the wrist and not very meaningful.” Moris was found guilty in December 2019 of second-degree assault and not guilty of misconduct in office in a July 3, 2019 incident in […]

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July 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

More than 500 Sign Petition to Reopen Investigation into Robert White Case

More than 500 people have signed a petition to reopen an investigation into Montgomery County Police Officer Anand Badgujar who shot and killed an unarmed black man on June 11, 2018. Robert White was walking in his Silver Spring neighborhood when he was killed by Badgujar. After an investigation, Montgomery County Police Department released a five page […]

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June 12, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Robert White’s Life Remembered at Vigil in Silver Spring

Family, friends, and the local community gathered to remember Robert L. White – whose life they say was tragically taken too soon. The June 2018 shooting happened on Three Oaks Drive in Silver Spring involving Montgomery County Police Officer Anand Badgujar and Robert White. A vigil marked the anniversary of his death at the exact […]

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May 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Delegate Wilkins: “Our Police Are Falling Woefully Short Of Their Mission”

The Silver Spring Justice Coalition held a rally and press conference on Monday to express community members’ reactions to last week’s incident in White Oak in which a female police officer was caught on camera saying the N-word while responding to an alleged dispatch call. During the rally, several residents and some elected officials took […]

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