Predictive Policing: Profit Driven Racist Policing

Click HERE to download a PDF of the Letter. December 7, 2016 Predictive Policing: Profit Driven Racist Policing It is the duty of social justice organizations to use their people-power and resources to analyze, knowledge-share, and organize regarding issues that will impact their lives and the lives of fellow community members. Due to the already … Continue reading Predictive Policing: Profit Driven Racist Policing

LA Police Commission – An Affront to the Principles of Democracy

Click HERE to download a PDF of the letter. October 12, 2016 Dear Mr. Tefank and Mr. Johnson, On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, an overflow crowd of nearly 100 members of the public attempted to participate in the public meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission.  Approximately 50 civically-engaged residents were allowed admission into the … Continue reading LA Police Commission – An Affront to the Principles of Democracy

An Appeal to Advocates – Don’t Legitimize the Surveillance State

Click HERE to Download a PDF of the statement. July 6, 2016 An Appeal to Advocates – Don’t Legitimize the Surveillance State On June 7, 2016 the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed the “Surveillance Technology and Community Safety Ordinance” related to the “Board approval requirement for the acquisition and operation of surveillance equipment, … Continue reading An Appeal to Advocates – Don’t Legitimize the Surveillance State

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