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
On December 17, 2013 the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition hosted the Executive Director of the LA City HRC (Human Relations Commission) Patricia Villaseñor and Senior Human Relations Analyst Francisco Ortega at the December Coalition meeting. The agenda for the meeting included a critical, in-depth discussion with HRC representatives regarding the coalition’s proposal to hold effective public … Continue reading Los Angeles Communities meet with City Human Relations Commission
As a coalition founded on the principles of people power and strong communities, the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition extends its deepest condolences…….
Audio from January 19 StopLAPDSpying Community Townhall With almost 150 diverse community members present, several participants commented that the January 19th Townhall was informative, educational, and empowering. The townhall affirmed the pervasive and rapidly expanding spying and surveillance apparatus: impacts everyone and not just one community or another; continues the national security rhetoric, which needs … Continue reading Stories, Solutions and Movement Building Were Key Themes at the January 19th Community Townhall