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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”

Press Release: We Reject LAPD’s So-called Reforms to Special Order 1(1)

The Stop LAPD Spying coalition rejects the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) claims of minor modifications to the Suspicious Activity Reporting program called Special Order 1 (SO 1) and continues to call for the rescission of SO 1 and its old version SO 11. The coalition believes that the LAPD needs to take this broad … Continue reading Press Release: We Reject LAPD’s So-called Reforms to Special Order 1(1)

Let LAPD know that you reject their so called reforms and hold them responsible for deceptive practices!!

Please join us in demanding accountability from the LAPD for holding out so-called reforms to their spying program as an example of community involvement. Take a moment to send an email to the LAPD and the Police Commission by clicking here. Then, join us by also calling the LAPD and letting them know you, like … Continue reading Let LAPD know that you reject their so called reforms and hold them responsible for deceptive practices!!

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

LA Sentinel Op-Ed: “NEW LAPD ORDER STILL CRIMINALIZES INNOCENTS”

“NEW LAPD ORDER STILL CRIMINALIZES INNOCENTS” by Larry Aubry 3/22/12 LA Sentinel Link to LA Sentinel site HERE. Effective January 2, 2012 Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Special Order 11, (SO 11) was superseded by Special Order 1 (SO 1). Despite the addition of non-discriminatory language and a separate procedure for filing Suspicious Activity Reports … Continue reading LA Sentinel Op-Ed: “NEW LAPD ORDER STILL CRIMINALIZES INNOCENTS”