Justice 4 Terrence Coleman Fighting Fund

This fund will help the Coleman family finally get a headstone for their loved one, Terrence and sustain them in their fight for justice.

On October 30, it will be 4 years since Terrence Coleman was killed by Boston Police officers Garrett Boyle and Kevin Finn in the hallway of his apartment on Shawmut Ave in the South End of Boston near Peter's Park. His mother Hope Coleman called for an ambulance that night to check on Terrence who had a mental disability. Besides EMT's, police arrived. When Terrence refused orders to go with the EMT's a confrontation ensued. Police claim Terrence had a knife and was attacking the officers. Hope who accompanied Terrence at the moment police barged in says Terrence did not have a knife. Police claim Hope was not present during the confrontation.

Former Suffolk District Attorney Dan Conley refused to file any charges on the officer. Hope Coleman and her supporters are demanding that District Attorney Rachel Rollins immediately reopen the investigation and prosecute officers Boyle and Finn to the fullest extent of the law. If Rollins fails to act we demand Governor Baker or Attorney General Maura Healy immediately assign a special prosecutor to reopen the case of Terrence Coleman.

On April 4, 2018 Hope Coleman filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of Boston, the Boston Police Department and others for the wrongful death of her son. To this date the city has not offered any compensation to the Coleman family for the loss of Terrence. We demand full financial compensation for the Coleman family.

Supporters of the Coleman family are also demanding that Peter's Park be renamed as Terrence Coleman Park in remembrance of Terrence Coleman, mental health, and police reform.

Donations

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  • Skyler Lambert 
    • $150 
    • 25 d
  • Megan Rees 
    • $50 
    • 26 d
  • Jack McPhee 
    • $100 
    • 26 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $45 
    • 26 d
  • Margaret Haynes 
    • $20 
    • 26 d
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Organizer

Brock Satter 
Organizer
Boston, MA

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