Category Archives: Suspicious Activity Reporting

SAR WARS: THE PEOPLE STRIKE BACK!

National Day of Action Against Fusion Centers! Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco & Washington D.C.   Info for the Local Event Thursday, April 10 at 10:30am View Imperial Hwy & Norwalk Blvd in a Google map Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/611937252224911/  Click here for the Endorsement Letter Download the flier here SHUT DOWN THE SPY CENTERS! #SARwars #STRIKEback #StopSPYING

Los Angeles Communities meet with City Human Relations Commission

On December 17, 2013 the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition hosted the Executive Director of the LA City HRC (Human Relations Commission) Patricia Villaseñor and Senior Human Relations Analyst Francisco Ortega at the December Coalition meeting. The agenda for the meeting included a critical, in-depth discussion with HRC representatives regarding the coalition’s proposal to hold effective public … Continue reading Los Angeles Communities meet with City Human Relations Commission

Stop LAPD Spying Coalition Holds Press Conference to Announce HRC Hearings on SAR

On Tuesday, October 29th, the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition held a press conference on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall to announce the passage of a historic motion by the LA City Human Relations Commission (HRC) to hold public hearings on the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) “Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) program, Gang Injunctions, … Continue reading Stop LAPD Spying Coalition Holds Press Conference to Announce HRC Hearings on SAR

Coalition Update : HRC SAR Hearings in the Media and on Our Action Plan

Last week we shared that the Los Angeles Human Relations Commission voted in favor of holding public hearings on the Los Angeles Police Department’s use of Suspicious Activity Reporting, gang injunctions and other public safety issues. This is a step forward and an opportunity for us to hold the HRC accountable in making sure they … Continue reading Coalition Update : HRC SAR Hearings in the Media and on Our Action Plan

LA Human Relations Commission to hold public hearings on Suspicious Activity Reporting

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

Update: Pressuring LA City Human Relations Commission and SARs In The News

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

Human Relations Commission: Post- Meeting Update

Last Thursday, September 5th, the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition took its campaign to dismantle the Los Angeles Police Department’s spying apparatus to the Los Angeles City Human Relations Commission. Over 35 community members let the Commissioners know we expect them to take a stance against police spying by holding public hearings. Elders, youth, people of … Continue reading Human Relations Commission: Post- Meeting Update

Stop LAPD Spying at the L.A. Human Relations Commission: 9/5 9:30am

Why We’re Demanding Public Hearings On September 5th, We demand that: HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE LAPD SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY REPORTING (SAR) PROGRAM.  POLICIES SUCH AS SPECIAL ORDER 1 AND iWATCH DECREASE PUBLIC SAFETY AND INHIBIT HEALTHY HUMAN RELATIONS! Special Order 1 and iWATCH create a suspicion based cultureand makes people more fearful and reactive (violent … Continue reading Stop LAPD Spying at the L.A. Human Relations Commission: 9/5 9:30am

Will the L.A. Human Relations Commission Hold Public Hearings on LAPD Suspicious Activity Reporting (SAR) – Special Order (SO) 1 and iWatch?

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?