Organizations Send Message to Mayor Garcetti Against LAPD Drones

Click HERE to view a PDF version for downloading/printing. DRONE-FREE LAPD NO DRONES,LA! December 7, 2015 Mayor Eric Garcetti City of Los Angeles 200 N. Spring Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 Re: Keep LAPD Drone-Free Dear Mayor Eric Garcetti: We the undersigned organizations write to express our deep concern about the acquisition of two Draganflyer X6 … Continue reading Organizations Send Message to Mayor Garcetti Against LAPD Drones

Grassroot Organizations Submit Collective Demands to LA Police Commission

November 24, 2015 Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners Dear Commissioners: The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition, the Los Angeles Community Action Network, and Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles have continuously brought to your attention matters of grave concern to our communities yet you continue to dismiss and ignore our demands and have failed to take meaningful … Continue reading Grassroot Organizations Submit Collective Demands to LA Police Commission

Community Researcher/Organizer Position Announcement

COMMUNITY RESEARCHER/ORGANIZER — LOS ANGELES POSITION DESCRIPTION PROJECT OVERVIEW The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition is excited to be part of a nationwide research and education project exploring data rights, digital privacy and economic inequality in the United States supported by a generous grant from the Digital Trust Foundation. We are working with a network of … Continue reading Community Researcher/Organizer Position Announcement

Let’s Not be Fooled by the Los Angeles Police Commission’s Decision

Yesterday after a day long process of dozens of public comments and an almost 4 hour “closed door” session, the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners (LAPC) announced that of the 2 LAPD officers – Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas involved in the murder of Ezell Ford, one officer acted out of policy for initially … Continue reading Let’s Not be Fooled by the Los Angeles Police Commission’s Decision

June 3rd HRC Flier

Human Relations Commission to Hold Special Board Meeting on Racial Profiling and Use of Force Join the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition on Wednesday, June 3rd from 5:30pm to 7:45pm at the Constituent Service Center at 8475 S. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles 90044. The LA City Human Relations Commission (HRC) will be hosting the first of … Continue reading June 3rd HRC Flier

Weekly update: Meeting report back & June 3rd HRC special mtg

Meeting Report-Back: Community Addresses ACLU/LAPD Relationship The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition General Meeting on Tuesday May 19, hosted at the UCLA Labor Center, was filled with deep emotions and concerns, questions, wisdom, and demands shared by over 50 coalition members and community representation from a variety of interconnected causes throughout Los Angeles. The publicly facilitated … Continue reading Weekly update: Meeting report back & June 3rd HRC special mtg

Documents Expose the ACLU

Through a California Public Records Act Request, on Thursday, May 7th the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition received official documentation from Los Angeles Police Department Discovery Section revealing disturbing email exchanges beginning October 10, 2014 between Peter Bibring, senior staff attorney of American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California and Deputy Chief Michael Downing of … Continue reading Documents Expose the ACLU