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
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How the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative (SARS) Invites Racial Profiling, Erodes Civil Liberties and Undermines Security. Click HERE to read the full report.
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
LAPD will be presenting its “reformed” version of Special Order (SO) 1 at the Police Commission meeting on Tuesday August 28th for approval. This is the third time LAPD has “revised” the Special Order about Suspicious Activity Reporting Program. Regardless of countless cosmetic changes or so-called reforms, SO 1 is fundamentally flawed in any shape … Continue reading August 28th CALL TO ACTION!
On June 19th the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition met with LAPD Assistant Chief Michel Moore and Commander Blake Chow. Read the follow up letter….
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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
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”