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LAPD to get more powers to infiltrate, plant informants and assume fictitious identities – Police Commission set to Legitimize Red Squad style police operations

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

Los Angeles Police Commission Makes a Mockery of Community Concerns

On Tuesday August 28th, 2012, contrary to overwhelming opposition to Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) surveillance policies, the Los Angeles Police Commission approved LAPD’s continuing programs to file Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) on Angelenos based on speculation and hunches. Dozens of Stop LAPD Spying coalition members were present in force on August 28th speaking out … Continue reading Los Angeles Police Commission Makes a Mockery of Community Concerns

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”