Building community power TO ABOLISH the police state
The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition is a community group building power toward abolition of the police state. We were founded in 2011 and are based at the Los Angeles Community Action Network in Skid Row.
We are a community group working to build community power toward abolishing police surveillance.
Join our work by sending us an email introducing yourself or filling out our contact form.
Our work is largely funded through community donations. Your support is what makes our work sustainable.
We hold open community meetings every week
Our weekly Tuesday night community meetings on Zoom are a great way to get to know us. Those meetings are recorded and available on our YouTube. We also have a number of working groups that meet every week. To join any of our meetings, check out our calendar.
- Weekly Update – November 25, 2022Greetings friends! Here’s what we’ve been up to: On Sunday (11/20), LA CAN honored the Trans Day of… Read More »Weekly Update – November 25, 2022
- Yet Another LAPD Demand for a Budget IncreaseLAPD has released its annual demand for a bigger budget, calling for a $119 million budget increase.
- Archiving Our Fight!This Tuesday, we’ll be offering folks a sneak peek at our archiving sights and discussing ways to archive the community’s fight and subvert the state’s archiving model.
- Weekly Update – November 18, 2022Check out what we’ve been up to!
- Weekly Update – November 11, 2022￼Here’s what we’ve been up to this week!
- Abolish Social Media SurveillanceThe LAPD has rapidly been growing its social media surveillance arsenal, targeting the same communities they have also targeted for criminalization, surveillance and violence.
Our Research and Resources
Our new community-based research report on the relationships between “data-driven policing” and real estate development, displacement, settler colonialism, and conquest. The report is available with interactive maps at automatingbanishment.org.
Our campaign to dissect and defund LAPD’s $3.1 billion yearly budget
An interactive journey through the architecture police use to control us