Riveters Collective Justice System Committee reviews investigation of complaint against BPD officer

September 30, 2021 Dena Jensen Although I’m not currently working with Riveters Collective Justice System Committee, I am excited about their latest work.  Here’s the link to access their full review of Bellingham Police Department’s internal investigation regarding one of their officer’s handling of an incident involving 15 year old, Alfredo ‘Lelo’ Juarez, who ended […]

Speaking power to truth: current law enforcement public relations in Bellingham and Whatcom County / Noisy Waters Northwest

July 30, 2020  Dena Jensen Since the body count of victims of unjust killings by police officers culminated with the slaying of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers in late May this year, community members in various areas of Whatcom County have been calling more intensely for numerous types of law enforcement and justice changes […]

Stand up for dignity / Letter to Whatcom County and Bellingham City Councils, Noisy Waters Northwest

October 11, 2017  Dena Jensen Subject: Further perspective on ordinances to protect members of our undocumented immigrant community Dear Whatcom County Council and Bellingham City Council: I wrote to all of you last week regarding creating ordinances that would provide more protections for members of our undocumented immigrant community. I recently had a local government official […]