Protesters against the use of drones by the Los Angeles police department have gathered in front of LA city hall to demand security forces do not deploy them to spy on citizens. The LAPD received two cutting-edge Draganflyer X-6 drones from Seattle from federal grants back in May. The rally was organized by the Stop … Continue reading ‘Drone-Free LAPD!’ LA residents protest police spy drones
A loud demonstration against LAPD drones was held in downtown Los Angeles Thursday. By Robert Holguin, ABC7 DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) – A loud demonstration against LAPD drones was held in downtown Los Angeles Thursday. Protesters came out in full force, letting the mayor and police chief know they don’t want drones in the city. … Continue reading PROTESTERS RALLY AT CITY HALL AGAINST LAPD DRONES
Activistas consideran que el uso de los vehículos aéreos no tripulados en vez de ayudar a la seguridad, pueden ser una amenaza pública Story by Soudi Jiménez, Hoy LOS ÁNGELES.- Organizaciones no confían en el riesgo que podría representar el uso de dos vehículos no tripulados ‘drones’ en manos del Departamento de la Policía de … Continue reading Inician campaña para evitar el uso de los ‘drones’ en L.A.
By: Phil Shuman, Reporter / Anchor, FOX 11 LA KTTV A drone can fire a missile and take out a terrorist hiding in a cave. Or a drone (operated remotely a continent or two away) can be used to fire missiles against troops on the ground, or any other target. (Actually the military prefers the … Continue reading Drone-Free LAPD?
from KABC 790 A coalition against the use of drones by the LAPD has launched a campaign against their use even though the LAPD isn’t using them. The drones – or unmanned aerial vehicles – are actually in the possession of the FAA right now. Chief Beck says he wants the public’s input first. We’ll … Continue reading Group Against Drones
The protesters said they hope LA Mayor Eric Garcetti will step in to stop the use of two drones the LAPD got from Seattle’s police department in May By Gordon Tokumatsu and Jeanne Kuang, NBC4 Los Angeles LAPD got the state-of-the-art Draganflyer X-6 drones for free from the Seattle Police Department in May. Civil rights activists … Continue reading City Hall Protesters Demand “Drone-Free LAPD”
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Community activists Thursday held a rally at City Hall against the recent acquisition of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – or drones – by the Los Angeles Police Department. According to the LAPD, these small aircrafts can only stay in the air for about 20 minutes and would have limited use in … Continue reading Anti-Drone Activists Warn Of LAPD ‘Mission Creep’ At Downtown Rally
By Rick Orlov, Los Angeles Daily News Waving a plastic mock-up of a drone and chanting “Drone-Free LAPD” and “No Drones in L.A.,” a group of about two dozen community activists Thursday called on Mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles Police Department to reject the donation of two drones to the city. “The LAPD … Continue reading ‘Drone-Free LAPD’ demanded by activists
By JOSEPH SERNA for the L.A. Times A new anti-police-drone campaign says the risk of Los Angeles authorities abusing their power and spying on innocent civilians is too great to allow the department to start using the devices. Members of a group of civil rights and community activists called the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition stood on the … Continue reading Anti-spying coalition launches campaign against LAPD drones
Sky Valley Chronicle L.A. residents protest drones acquired from Seattle PD (LOS ANGELES, CA.) — The events in Ferguson, Missouri and the growing awareness by citizens of how militarized even small police forces in America have become is sending ripples of shock waves across the law enforcement landscape. People in some communities are saying no … Continue reading BACKLASH AGAINST POLICE MILITARIZATION