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.
- Abolish the Policing of Gender and SexualityUnder the settler colony, our autonomy has and will always be under attack. Roe v Wade is another reminder of how the state continues to police gender and sexuality. Join us this Tuesday for a collective conversation to strategize our rebellion.
- Weekly Update – July 1, 2022City Hall, the MOCA, the Coalition’s been everywhere this week! Click the weekly update above to read more.
- Community Letter Opposing “Community-Police Advisory Board for Technology”Today we and over two dozen other organizations representing a wide array of communities across the city publicly… Read More »Community Letter Opposing “Community-Police Advisory Board for Technology”
- Don’t Datafy MeThis Tuesday we’ll be talking about LAPD’s tools of surveillance and recently acquired technology and contracts. We’ll also discuss the overturning of Roe versus Wade, and what this means in the context of the Stalker State and the way folks are surveilled and criminalized.
- Weekly Update – June 24, 2022This week we were at LA CAN’s ROC meeting, we conducted outreach in Echo Park, and discussed Public Health during our general meeting. Read more here!
- Weekly Update – June 17, 2022Dear friends, check out some of the work we have been doing! The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition was… Read More »Weekly Update – June 17, 2022
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