On Thursday October 10th, the Los Angeles City Human Relations Commission passed a motion to “hold public hearings in the community on the issues of profiling, inclusive of SAR, gang injunctions and other related public safety issues.” This was a big step forward in getting a city agency to acknowledge inherent problems and deep concerns … Continue reading LA Human Relations Commission to hold public hearings on Suspicious Activity Reporting
Demand Public Hearings on LAPD Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) program The LA City Human Relations Commission (HRC) will meet on Thursday October 10th at City Hall, 10th floor, room 1050 at 10am to vote on the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition’s demand to hold public hearings on the LAPD’s Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) program and Special Order … Continue reading TAKE ACTION NOW!
Last Tuesday, September 17th, the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition held its monthly meeting at the UCLA Downtown Labor Center and shared its “Surveillance 101” Presentation. Over 45 participants attended and learned about LAPD spying and how we can stop it together. On Thursday, October 10th, 10 am at City Hall, we will return to the … Continue reading Update: Pressuring LA City Human Relations Commission and SARs In The News
On Thursday, September 5th, at 9:30am, the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition will be attending the L.A. Human Relations Commission (HRC) meeting to demand public hearings on LAPD Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) – Special Order (SO) 1 and iWATCH – program! The Los Angeles HRC is a city-wide body whose stated purpose is to be the … Continue reading Will the L.A. Human Relations Commission Hold Public Hearings on LAPD Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) – Special Order (SO) 1 and iWatch?
LA Fusion Spy Center Locks Down in Face of Community Demands! Over a hundred community members surrounded the Los Angeles Area Fusion Spy Center on Thursday December 13th in Norwalk demanding an end to invasion of privacy, assault on civil liberties, and waste of public resources. Several people were surrounded by LA sheriffs and private … Continue reading Community Storms Fusion Spy Center
Click HERE to read the entire Privacy SOS post. “Stop LAPD SpyingCoalition visits the regional fusion center” (Posted December 17, 2012) The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition has a simple goal: to end dragnet police spying that treats everyone as a potential suspect. The … Continue reading From Privacy SOS: “Stop LAPD Spying Coalition visits the regional fusion center”
CALL TO ACTION! RALLY TO EXPOSE the NORWALK FUSION Spy CENTER Stop the fusion centers from violating and invading our rights. LAPD is a leading agency that supplies our personal information to fusion centers through Special Order 1, iWATCH and other programs. THURSDAY DEC 13, 2012 11 AM 12440 E. Imperial Hwy. Norwalk, CA 90650 … Continue reading CALL TO ACTION! RALLY TO EXPOSE the NORWALK FUSION Spy CENTER
The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition is asking you to complete this survey so that we can begin to document the extent of the potential impacts of SO1, since LAPD refuses to release information about the impacts and, in fact, individuals do not even have the right to know whether a suspicious activity report has been … Continue reading Take the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition Public Survey
US Senate report on fusion centers confirms the coalition’s concerns that intelligence reporting endangers civil liberties and privacy act protections. Click HERE to read the Full Report.
Parallel to our community-led work, we have recently reached out and built relationships with legal academicians and practitioners to strengthen the work of our campaign in the face of insidious LAPD initiatives such as the recently enacted Intelligence Gathering Guidelines (IGG). In the coming months we will: Partner with the National Lawyers Guild to develop … Continue reading Lawyer’s Summit