Category Archives: Current Campaigns

Request for release of details re. LAPD’s Community Outreach for Drone Usage

Dear Commission President Soboroff: On Monday September 15 2014, the Los Angeles Police Commission released a media advisory stating, “Office of Inspector General to house two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) while Policy is Reviewed.”  The advisory further stated, “LAPD has begun their community outreach and process for drafting of policies and protocols for consideration by … Continue reading Request for release of details re. LAPD’s Community Outreach for Drone Usage

Tune in TODAY: 90.7 FM OR WWW.KPFK.ORG From 2 to 4 pm

Tune in TODAY: 90.7 FM OR WWW.KPFK.ORG From 2 to 4 pm On November 8th, the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition and the Drone-Free LAPD/ No Drones, LA campaign held an amazing community town-hall to discuss the LAPD’s drone program.  Over 160 community members attended and spoke out against the hyper-militarized surveillance apparatus of the LAPD, … Continue reading Tune in TODAY: 90.7 FM OR WWW.KPFK.ORG From 2 to 4 pm

Los Angeles Hosts First Town Hall on Drones!

On Saturday, November 8th about 150 community members gathered at Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) and spoke out against the acquisition of drones by Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). The program lasted 2.5 hours to which included three teatro pieces, a powerpoint presentation, and an open mic section with approximately 40 Angelenos speaking on the … Continue reading Los Angeles Hosts First Town Hall on Drones!

Coalition Continues Protest of LAPD’s New Drone Policy With Downtown LA Town Hall

The Drone-Free LAPD/No Drones, LA! campaign is holding a town hall meeting at 3 p.m. Saturday By Katherine Hafner, NBC Los Angeles A coalition of Angelenos and civil liberties groups continues to protest two aerial drones obtained by the Los Angeles Police Department, claiming the move is a step toward militarization of law enforcement and … Continue reading Coalition Continues Protest of LAPD’s New Drone Policy With Downtown LA Town Hall