On April 9th, 2012 the Stop LAPD Spying: Campaign to Rescind Special Orders 1 and 11 filed request for records pursuant to the California Public Records Act (PRA). The PRA was filed in partnership with the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild. Additional legal support is being provided by the Asian Pacific American … Continue reading Stop LAPD Spying Coalition Files Public Records Act Request
“NEW LAPD ORDER STILL CRIMINALIZES INNOCENTS” by Larry Aubry 3/22/12 LA Sentinel Link to LA Sentinel site HERE. Effective January 2, 2012 Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Special Order 11, (SO 11) was superseded by Special Order 1 (SO 1). Despite the addition of non-discriminatory language and a separate procedure for filing Suspicious Activity Reports … Continue reading LA Sentinel Op-Ed: “NEW LAPD ORDER STILL CRIMINALIZES INNOCENTS”
Sick of Big Brother watching over us constantly? Angry being considered “suspicious” and “other”? Concerned about the growing Police State and violation of Privacy? Want to stop LAPD from turning our communities into snitches? Join us for a rally and press conference on April 10 at 8:30am. More information via the flyer below or the … Continue reading April 10 Call To Action
Los Angeles communities express deep concern about LAPD surveillance and spying activities, and demand immediate rescinding of LAPD Special Order 11 and its newly revised version, Special Order 1.
Learn about the campaign to rescind LAPD’s Special Order 11, a policy directive that infringes on privacy and civil liberties and legitimizes spying by law enforcement. Date: March 3, 2012 Time: 10:30am to 12:30pm Location: SEIU USWW Union Hall – 828 W. Washington Blvd; Los Angeles, CA 90015 Map More info on Facebook: Special Order 11 Townhall Facebook … Continue reading March 3, 2012 Townhall
Check out this 2004 ACLU report about the Surveillance Industrial Complex, or how “the American Government Is Conscripting Businesses and Individuals in the Construction of a Surveillance Society.”
According to Wikileaks, “[The surveillance industry] is, in practice, unregulated…and Iable to silently, and … secretly intercept calls and take over computers without the help or knowledge of telecommunication providers.”
If you thought it was OK to engage in legal activity, the Los Angeles County Sheriff might threaten to put you on a terrorist list. Watch the video.
There is a growing culture of government surveillance at a local level. Even in relatively small municipalities and states like Vermont. If in “Vermont police request hundreds, possibly thousands, of search warrants every year, and there is virtually no oversight for the process”, one has to ask how about in larger jurisdictions where there are … Continue reading Is Vermont Really That Unique?