Letter to L.A. Police Commission

Stop LAPD Spying Coalition       February 24, 2015 Commissioner President Steve Soboroff Commissioner Vice President Paula Madison Commissioner Sandra Figueroa-Villa Commissioner Kathleen Kim Commissioner Robert M. Saltzman Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners 100 West First Street, Suite 134 Los Angeles, California 90012 Dear Commissioners: On behalf of the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition … Continue reading Letter to L.A. Police Commission

Racial Profiling, Sham Hearings, Militarization, and Sabotage!

Follow the Coalition: Drone Free LAPD! Meeting: Join us! Tuesday, March 3rd at 6:30pm for our Drone Free LAPD No Drones LA! Meeting- at LA CAN 838 E.6th Street DTLA  (x-street Gladys) General Coalition Meeting: Join us! Tuesday, March 17th at 6:30pm for our Monthly Coalition Meeting- Location TBA  Racial Profiling, Sham Hearings, Increased Militarization, … Continue reading Racial Profiling, Sham Hearings, Militarization, and Sabotage!

Coalition Analysis of ACLU Surveillance Report

For a printable version, click here. The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition joins communities across the United States in organizing against racist police brutality and systems of oppression that foster state violence, and the continuing marginalization and murders of black and brown people. Modern policing in the U.S. since its beginnings in the 19th century to … Continue reading Coalition Analysis of ACLU Surveillance Report

Are we Making Smart Decisions about Surveillance?

Follow the Coalition: General Coalition Meeting: Join us! Tuesday, February 17th at 6:30pm for our Monthly coalition Meeting at the D’Town UCLA Labor Center, 675 S. Parkview St., Los Angeles, CA 90057 – adjacent to Macarthur Park. Are we “Making Smart Decisions About Surveillance?”   Please join the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition as the coalition … Continue reading Are we Making Smart Decisions about Surveillance?

HRC to present action plan for “Hearings” on SARs

Follow the Coalition: General Coalition Meeting: Join us, Tuesday, February 17th at 6:30pm for our Monthly coalition Meeting at the D’Town UCLA Labor Center, 675 S. Parkview St., Los Angeles – adjacent to Macarthur Park. Coordination and Working Groups Meeting: Join us! Monday, February 10th at 6pm for our Coordination and Working Group meetings where … Continue reading HRC to present action plan for “Hearings” on SARs

LAPD Inspector General Absurdly Denies Evidence of Racial Profiling in the SAR Audit

Follow the Coalition: Drone-Free LAPD/No Drones, LA Meeting: Join us, Tuesday, February 3rd at 5:30pm for our Monthly Drone-Free LAPD/No Drones, LA Meeting.  Following this meeting, we will be heading to the LAPD Police Commission Community Meeting being held in Echo Park in the evening.  Instead of LA CAN we will meet in Echo Park … Continue reading LAPD Inspector General Absurdly Denies Evidence of Racial Profiling in the SAR Audit

LAPD Inspector General to Release 2014 Suspicious Activity Report Audit

Follow the Coalition: Drone-Free LAPD/No Drones, LA Meeting: Join us, Tuesday, February 3rd  at 6:30pm for our Monthly Drone-Free LAPD/No Drones, LA Meeting at LA CAN – 838 E. 6th Street, Los Angeles, x-street Gladys. LAPD Inspector General to Release 2014 Suspicious Activity Report Audit   The LAPD Office of the Inspector General will be … Continue reading LAPD Inspector General to Release 2014 Suspicious Activity Report Audit

Watch the Watchers: Martin Luther King Day Parade – Monday January 19th at 10 AM

Follow the Coalition: General Coalition Meeting: Join us, Tuesday, January 20th at 6:30pm for our Monthly coalition Meeting at the D’Town UCLA Labor Center, 675 S. Parkview St., Los Angeles – adjacent to Macarthur Park Watch the Watchers: Martin Luther King Day Parade – Monday January 19th at 10 AM This weekend marks the birth … Continue reading Watch the Watchers: Martin Luther King Day Parade – Monday January 19th at 10 AM

LAPD Body Cameras Could Be ‘A Cop-Out’ Say Angelenos

by Arielle Samuelson, Neon Tommy Arts and Culture Editor-at-Large Los Angeles Chief of Police Charlie Beck sat, face impassive, as he listened to a second straight day of public comment on the LAPD’s new policy on officer-wearable body cameras. Does anyone outside the LAPD have access to police body camera footage? (Only the Inspector General and … Continue reading LAPD Body Cameras Could Be ‘A Cop-Out’ Say Angelenos