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

Surveillance 101: General Coalition Meeting – Tuesday 4/21 – 6:30pm

Follow the Coalition: Monthly Coalition Meeting: Join Us! Tuesday, April 21st at 6:30pm for our Monthly Coalition Meeting- UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 Parkview St. Los Angeles, 90057 (across from Macarthur Park) Watch the Watchers: Join Us! Thursday, April 23rd at 6 PM at LA CAN – 838 E. 6th Street, Los Angeles, X-Street: Gladys. … Continue reading Surveillance 101: General Coalition Meeting – Tuesday 4/21 – 6:30pm