To: Sacramento Regional Transit Board of Directors

   Because G4S, the world’s largest private security company, is complicit in and profiting from well-documented violations of human rights and other international laws, we the undersigned ask that you: 1) not extend Sacramento Regional Transit’s current contract with G4S, allowing it to expire on June 30, 2016; 2) develop criteria to be included in Request For Proposals (RFP) for the next contract to exclude companies that are involved in human rights violations; and 3) do not award G4S another contract if they are still engaged or complicit in violations of human rights and international law.

   We add our voices to the letter that you have received from local organizations and individuals and to others around the world who are calling on G4S to reform its business practices and have refused to do business with them until they do.  

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  • Kendal Micklethwaite
    signed 2015-09-16 14:34:18 -0700
    I have personally witnessed ICE, other law enforcement agencies, as well as the private security guards harass individuals for tickets prior to even entering the station preventing persons from purchasing tickets. Further they often demand drivers licences and ID’s from passengers who are ticketed, which is not required by California law, nor is it required to ride the light rail. Please help end these abuses by not extending the contract and allowing those who cannot afford to travel to work in a vehicle to go to work in peace free of harassment by law enforcement and RT officials.
  • Christine Thomas
    posted about this on Facebook 2015-09-16 14:19:22 -0700
    Sign the petition! Tell the SRT Not to Extend its Contract With Human Rights-Violator G4S
  • Nader Halawa
    signed 2015-09-16 13:14:41 -0700
  • Alison Weir
    signed 2015-09-16 13:10:58 -0700
  • Lynn Comerford, PhD
    signed 2015-09-16 12:55:37 -0700
  • Ashleigh Zimmerman
    published this page 2015-09-16 11:48:10 -0700
  • Albert Alvarado
    signed 2015-09-15 15:52:54 -0700
  • Ann M. Kohl
    signed 2015-09-14 10:24:15 -0700
  • Jonathan Goh
    signed 2015-09-14 10:06:42 -0700
  • Norma Jacobs
    signed 2015-09-14 09:21:33 -0700
  • Miriam Joffe-Block
    signed 2015-09-14 07:26:57 -0700
  • David and Sandra O'Neill
    signed 2015-09-14 06:43:44 -0700
  • Mikos Fabersunne
    signed 2015-09-14 03:02:17 -0700
    As a Sacramento RT Light Rail commuter for years, I am distressed about G4S’s complicity with human rights violations and wish to see Sacramento distance itself from contracting with this company. Ethical criteria relating to the upholding of environmental, labor and human rights standards/ practice should be used in all contractor selection processes to assure that public agencies are not tarnished by the deeds of those they hire. Please dont renew the contract with G4S. Thank you.
  • Ellen Broms
    signed 2015-09-13 22:28:46 -0700
  • David Mandel
    signed 2015-09-13 22:00:55 -0700
  • Harry Wang
    signed 2015-09-13 21:17:52 -0700
  • Annie Andrighetto
    signed 2015-09-13 21:09:44 -0700
  • Patricia Daugherty
    signed 2015-09-13 20:44:17 -0700
  • Sharon James
    signed 2015-09-13 20:37:10 -0700
  • Janet Thew
    signed 2015-09-13 20:06:45 -0700
  • Susan Scott
    signed 2015-09-13 19:46:07 -0700
  • Ashleigh Zimmerman
    published this page 2015-09-13 08:15:13 -0700
  • Ashleigh Zimmerman
    published this page 2015-09-11 13:48:07 -0700