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?
Suspicious Activity Reporting Program Now in 46 States A General Accountability Office (GAO) “Report to Congressional Requestors” published in March 2013 on the National SAR Program revealed the incredible growth of this surveillance program in the United States. What was launched by LAPD in March 2008 has become a massive surveillance program operated by local law enforcement agencies … Continue reading SARs Now in 46 States!
In this work, documents pile up. Because we are doing this work together, we are posting the following documents which underscore why this work is important and that science is on the side of the community. SO1 Revisions There was a revised version of LAPD Special Order 1 issued in August of 2012. We don’t … Continue reading SO1 Revisions; Intelligence Gathering Guild-lines; and National Academy of Sciences Report on Data Mining and Behavioral Surveillance
LA Fusion Spy Center Locks Down in Face of Community Demands! Over a hundred community members surrounded the Los Angeles Area Fusion Spy Center on Thursday December 13th in Norwalk demanding an end to invasion of privacy, assault on civil liberties, and waste of public resources. Several people were surrounded by LA sheriffs and private … Continue reading Community Storms Fusion Spy Center
Click on the Photos Below to Download the English/Spanish Flyers: CALL TO ACTION! RALLY TO EXPOSE the NORWALK FUSION Spy CENTER Stop the fusion centers from violating and invading our rights. LAPD is a leading agency that supplies our personal information to fusion centers through Special Order 1, iWATCH and other programs. THURSDAY DEC 13, … Continue reading Download Flyers and Help Spread the Word! CALL TO ACTION! RALLY TO EXPOSE the NORWALK FUSION Spy CENTER!
CALL TO ACTION! RALLY TO EXPOSE the NORWALK FUSION Spy CENTER Stop the fusion centers from violating and invading our rights. LAPD is a leading agency that supplies our personal information to fusion centers through Special Order 1, iWATCH and other programs. THURSDAY DEC 13, 2012 11 AM 12440 E. Imperial Hwy. Norwalk, CA 90650 … Continue reading CALL TO ACTION! RALLY TO EXPOSE the NORWALK FUSION Spy CENTER
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
On June 19th the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition met with LAPD Assistant Chief Michel Moore and Commander Blake Chow. Read the follow up letter….
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!!
“There is no real substantive change” Stop LAPD Spying Coalition Continues to Demand Answers from LAPD about Suspicious Activity Reporting Program Released on May 22, 2012 On May 17th three organizations – the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) and Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) – met with the Los … Continue reading Beware of Misleading Stories