Welcome to the Police Industrial Complex

Follow the Coalition:

Panel Discussion: Join us on Saturday, June 28th at 7:45 pm for a panel discussion hosted by Restore the 4th – “The Year in Mass Surveillance” – Glendale Public Library, 222 East Harvard St, Glendale, CA.

Outreach Team Meeting: Join us! Tuesday, July 1st at 5 pm at LA CAN: 838 E. 6th Street, LA 90021, x-street Gladys.

General Coalition Meeting: Join us! Tuesday, July 15th at 6:30 pm for our next general Coalition Meeting at the Downtown UCLA Labor Center – 675 S. Parkview  Ave., Los Angeles.  Across from MacArthur Park.


SAY NO TO CHARLIE BECK – SAY NO TO DRONES!

Last week, we told you about LAPD’s plan to deploy unmanned aerial drones in our communities.  The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition denounced this secretive acquisition at the Police Commission meeting 2 weeks ago.  We need to keep the pressure on LAPD. This is yet another surveillance and spying tactic being added to LAPD’s architecture of surveillance that has massively expanded under LAPD Chief Charlie Beck.

Join us on July 8th at 6pm for Charlie Beck’s re-appointment Town-hall at the Lincoln Heights Senior Center Recreation Center, 2323 Workman Street, Los Angeles, 90031.

Say No to Surveillance, Spying, and Infiltration!  Say No to Charlie Beck!


Repression Against Palestinian Activist: FREE Rasmea Odeh!

Rasmea Odeh is a human rights organizer and Associate Director of the Arab American Action Network in Chicago, IL.  She has been targeted by federal officials for her activism and support for the Palestinian struggle for human rights.  Rasmea, a US citizen, is now being threatened with incarceration and deportation for alleged discrepancies on her naturalization paperwork filed over 20 years ago!

The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition stands in solidarity with Rasmea and calls for the charges to be dropped!

Read our proposed letter of support for Rasmea and comment with feedback to[email protected].  Please submit comments by July 1st – 5pm.


In the Media:

Welcome to the Police Industrial Complex.  Read More…

LA Fights back against local Police and NSA Surveillance.  Read More…

In a unanimous decision, the US Supreme Court decided this week that police need a search warrant to look through your phone. Read more…

In an ACLU inquiry, Massachusetts SWAT teams elude public disclosure laws by declaring themselves private corporations.  Read more…

In California, a State Assembly Committee approves of a bill to cut off state resources to illegal spying by the NSA and Federal Government.  Read More…

This week in the UK’s Guardian newspaper, a report on LAPD’s pioneering of dystopic “Predictive Policing.” Read More…

Privacy Groups sound the alarm over the FBI’s facial recognition technology.  Read More….

A drone with the capability to monitor and disrupt protests hits the market. Read more…

Will We Sleep Or Will We Fight!??!