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LAPD to get more powers to infiltrate, plant informants and assume fictitious identities – Police Commission set to Legitimize Red Squad style police operations

If criminalizing innocent behavior resulting from SO 1 and iWATCH was not enough, LAPD is all set to get extraordinary powers to infiltrate, plant informants and open secret files based on anonymous tips. On August 28th, beside revisions to SO 1, the LAPD submitted another proposal that would dangerously change LAPD’s intelligence guidelines. These proposed … Continue reading LAPD to get more powers to infiltrate, plant informants and assume fictitious identities – Police Commission set to Legitimize Red Squad style police operations

Documents show NYPD infiltrated liberal groups

Documents show NYPD infiltrated liberal groups FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012 by Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Undercover NYPD officers attended meetings of liberal political organizations and kept intelligence files on activists who planned protests around the country, according to interviews and documents that show how police have used counterterrorism … Continue reading Documents show NYPD infiltrated liberal groups

LAPD FAILS TO ANSWER CRITICAL QUESTIONS AT APRIL 26TH “SYMPOSIUM”

As expected, the community “symposium” held by LAPD on Thursday April 26, 2012 was nothing more than a PR event and a failed attempt to sell the intelligence gathering program called “Suspicious Activity Reporting” (SAR) to concerned communities. Although the “symposium” was billed as a community event, it was clear from the attendance that LAPD … Continue reading LAPD FAILS TO ANSWER CRITICAL QUESTIONS AT APRIL 26TH “SYMPOSIUM”

April 10th Community Action and Press Conference a Huge Success!!

The community action on Tuesday April 10th started bright and early with a 10 ft banner held by community members on an overpass on the 101 freeway reading “Stop LAPD Spying.org”. People honked in agreement and at one point over a dozen LAPD officers on motorcycles caravanned by and reminded the banner holders that they … Continue reading April 10th Community Action and Press Conference a Huge Success!!

Stop LAPD Spying Coalition Files Public Records Act Request

On April 9th, 2012 the Stop LAPD Spying: Campaign to Rescind Special Orders 1 and 11 filed request for records pursuant to the California Public Records Act (PRA).  The PRA was filed in partnership with the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.  Additional legal support is being provided by the Asian Pacific American … Continue reading Stop LAPD Spying Coalition Files Public Records Act Request