Justice for Shantel Davis Rally and Press Conference
Justice for Shantel Davis
Calling upon all supporters and allies to join the family of Shantel
Davis and the Shantel Davis Committee for Justice and Beyond to demand
that Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes convene a Grand
Jury investigation to indict narcotics Detective Phillip Atkins for the
crime of brutally killing the 23 yr old, Shantel Davis on June the 14th,
MARCH and RALLY
TO PRESS CONFERENCE
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The District Attorney’s Office
Meeting Place: Jay Street & Fulton Street
At 2:00pm, Thursday, August 16th, 2012 the family of Shantel Davis and
representatives will be meeting with the Kings County District Attorney
Charles J. Hynes. The purpose of the meeting will be to present evidence
that demands the District Attorney convene a Grand Jury to investigate
Detective Philip Atkins, for his actions the day he murdered Shantel.
Following the meeting the family will hold its very first official press
The family of Shantel Davis and the Shantel Davis Committee for Justice
and Beyond is calling upon all supporters to meet at 2:30pm at the
corner of Jay Street and Fulton Street to march and rally outside the
scheduled 3:15pm press conference.
Please join us to demand Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes
brING SHANTEL DAVIS’ KILLER to justice!
(Jay Street-Metro Tech Station: 2,3,4,5,A, C, F, M, N, and R)
THE FACTS: On June 14th, 2012 Shantel Davis, a 23-year-old, unarmed,
African American woman was brutally shot and killed by NYPD Narcotics
Detective Philip Atkins. (No narcotics were found in Shantel’s
- NYPD has used Shantel’s alleged criminal history to justify Detective
Atkins’ excessive deadly force.
- Atkin’s so-called “punishment”—PAID DESK DUTY.
WHAT THE MEDIA HASN’T TOLD YOU ABOUT SHANTEL DAVIS:
- Shantel was NEVER CONVICTED of a crime.
- Shantel was family oriented; she cared for the elderly, sick and
disabled. She had strength of character, came from a loving family, was
kindhearted, generous and had an enormous heart. That was the kind of
person Shantel was.
- Hours before Shantel was killed, Shantel was taking steps towards
professional development. Shantel was a beautiful woman with great
DETECTIVE ATKINS: Alias "Bad Boy Atkins” is known for intimidating and
using excessive force.
In his 12 years on the force, he's accumulated his own criminal record:
- Six federal civil rights lawsuits have been filed against Atkins.
- Four of the six cases were settled, costing the City $224,000.00!
- Numerous complaints of misconduct registered with the Civilian Review
The killing of Shantel Davis shows us once again that the role of the
NYPD is the same in every Black and Latino neighborhood in New York
City—to intimidate, terrorize and kill with impunity.
Help us fight this racist system that offers Black and Latino youth
little more than harassment, incarceration, and, in the case of Shantel
and countless others, brutal violence.
Shantel Davis Committee for Justice and BeyondContact Us by Email:
Also, vigil every Saturday, 12pm at E. 38th Street & Church Avenue,