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NYPD Case Calls Attention to 'Consent Defense' That Can Be Used by Officers Accused of Rap (tags)

NYPD Case Calls Attention to 'Consent Defense' That Can Be Used by Officers Accused of Rape in 35 States

Baltimore police union balks at policy requiring officers to pay some legal damages themse (tags)

Baltimore police union balks at policy requiring officers to pay some legal damages themselves

Trial Starts for Woman with Erb’s Palsy Punched in Face Repeatedly by LAPD Officers (tags)

Opening statements are scheduled to take place in Los Angeles this week in the civil trial (Case No. BC621315) of a disabled woman who alleges that in 2015 a Los Angeles police officer repeatedly punched her, including in the face, and pinned her non-functioning arm underneath her body. Zennea Foster, who was born with Erb’s Palsy rendering her left arm and hand immobile, is suing the Los Angeles Police Department for civil rights violations, assault and battery after she says she was viciously beaten by several LAPD officers in South Los Angeles in 2015.

Police problem officers (tags)

Many California counties already give prosecutors at least some information on problem officers, as do a majority of the 50 states. But “Blue” California remains the only state that blocks prosecutors from seeing entire police personnel files. And that’s a disgrace.

“Oh Say Can You See” How the LAPD Singing the National Anthem Cost the Dodgers WS Game 7? (tags)

Divine Retribution? Poetic Justice? Giving the Flawed and Oppressive LAPD the Honor of Singing the National Anthem Before BOTH Concluding World Series Games Marred the Pre-Game 7 Excitement, Seemed to Put the Dodgers' Multi-Ethnic Team Off Their Game, and May Have Offended the Racially Diverse Astros.

New Bill Would Reduce Police Accountability, Erode State Independence (tags)

A bill that would create mandatory minimum sentences for people who assault police officers, as well as prevent police brutality victims from receiving compensation, is being considered by Congress. Critics say the bill will undermine officers’ credibility and do little to protect them.

Civil rights groups demand immigration agents stop impersonating police officers (tags)

Civil rights groups demand immigration agents stop impersonating police officers

Camp 120 Will Hold Space in Front of City Hall Until Inauguration Day to Protest the Inac (tags)

Camp 120 Will Hold Space in Front of City Hall Until Inauguration Day to Protest the Inac

18-year-old Faisal Mohammad rampages through UC Merced (tags)

4 stabbed at UC MERCED. Assailant identified as Freshman Mohammed Faisal

Former Saddam Officers Dominate ISIS Ranks: US Recruits? (tags)

anti-war

Israeli Persecution of Haneen Zoabi (tags)

Israel

War on Black America (tags)

killer cops

Killer Cops (tags)

police state

police training problem (tags)

A source of trouble

Ottawa, Kansas Police Cure for Depression is 16 Bullets (tags)

Joseph Jennings, an 18 year old just released from the psychiatric hospital was shot 16 times by the Ottawa, Kansas police department despite being known by them as being depressed and suicidal. He was unarmed at the time and family members pleaded with the cops not to shoot, they were told by cops to stand back or be shot themselves. The police then proceeded to pump 16 bullets into Jennings. Is this how police in Kansas are trained to handle the mentally ill?

Family and Supporters of #Justice4Fords Protest LAPD Execution of Ezell Ford in South L.A. (tags)

Following the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Ezell Ford by LAPD officers, the victim’s family and a coalition demanding #Justice4Fords protested outside the 77th Street precinct on Friday, August 15, 2014. Citizen journalist @PMBeers livestreamed and published this video segment from the #EzellFord police murder protest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIuz3mcNz58

sovereign citizens, muslims, gpstc and Cheryl Greathouse (tags)

No wonder Georgia is having problems with its police.

Fire the Phoenix Police Officers on the "Brady List" (tags)

The Phoenix City Council should file the 250+ corrupt Phoenix Police Officers on the Brady List.

The Kelly Thomas Protest In Fullerton (tags)

At 10am on Saturday, January 18, 2014, 150 protestors gathered around the Fullerton Police Department to influence further investigation on the death of Kelly Thomas.

Fullerton Police Sweep Social Media for Threats after Kelly Verdict (tags)

Police admit there's no specific threat to the officers who were acquitted of murder yesterday, but make it clear they are on the offensive.

My Occupy LA Arrest, by Patrick Meighan (tags)

My name is Patrick Meighan, and I’m a husband, a father, a writer on the Fox animated sitcom “Family Guy”, and a member of the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica. I was arrested at about 1 a.m. Wednesday morning with 291 other people at Occupy LA. I was sitting in City Hall Park with a pillow, a blanket, and a copy of Thich Nhat Hanh’s “Being Peace” when 1,400 heavily-armed LAPD officers in paramilitary SWAT gear streamed in. I was in a group of about 50 peaceful protestors who sat Indian-style, arms interlocked, around a tent (the symbolic image of the Occupy movement). The LAPD officers encircled us, weapons drawn, while we chanted “We Are Peaceful” and “We Are Nonviolent” and “Join Us.”

Retired LAPD Officers Confirm Racism inside LAPD (tags)

Retired LAPD Officers Brian Bentley, Joe Jones and Mike Rothmiller Confirm Racism inside LAPD

Mill Avenue Jack in the Box tows cars (tags)

For years the Jack in the Box on Mill Avenue in Tempe between 7th Street and University has been towing cars and ransoming them back to their owners

Natan Blanc (tags)

anti-war

Uncensored Manifesto from Retired LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner (tags)

Uncensored Manifesto of Christopher Dorner

California’s vigilante police justice: Trial by machine gun (tags)

In California, there is a new kind of justice. Forget the Sixth Amendment's right to trial. It no longer applies. Instead of an attorney, get a bullet-proof vest, Today's cops are armed with machine guns and innocence no longer matters.

Human Trafficking - Everyone Can Help (tags)

A retired New York City police detective has come up with a plan where all ordinary citizens can have a substantial impact on efforts to stop human trafficking.

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr Drops Taser Proposal (tags)

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr is the fourth chief in a decade to propose cops use tasers while talking people out of public crisis. For the fourth time, this proposal was met with powerful citizen opposition..

Family of David Martinez Speak Out Against Police Brutality (tags)

On Saturday, March 30th at noon, community members and the family of David Martinez will gather at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Echo Park Avenue to hold a press conference and vigil to speak out against the shooting of Martinez by Rampart Area Patrol Officers.

LAPD High Crimes (tags)

crime

Remembering Chris Dorner; American Hero Stood Against Police Brutality (tags)

So it seems like it's over for now. Sorry that we lost you, Chris Dorner. In my book you were a true hero

Blue Wall of Silence to Blame for Dorner's Rage (tags)

The Blue Wall of Silence covers up police abuses and terminates the careers of the few good cops who try to report brutality against citizens. Would Kelly Thomas be alive today if Chris Dorner was there in Fullerton to try and stop it when he was beaten to death by four Fullerton police officers?

A Coalition of Mothers, Family and Community Members Fed Up With The Injustices By Anaheim (tags)

Family and community members demonstrated near Manuel Diaz’s memorial last Sunday as they continue to build momentum in their fight for justice for Manuel and all victims of the recent Anaheim shootings

Anaheim Police Protest Bring the Camouflage Out (tags)

July 29th 2012 was a sunny Sunday in Anaheim that brought over 250 protesters from all over California to demand justice for the series of recent officer involved shootings in Anaheim, during the last week and a half alone, two of which were fatal

Indybay Journalist Wins Payment and UCB Agreement to Change Policies, Train Officers (tags)

Independent Journalist David Morse Settles Lawsuit with University of California Regents
Over 2009 Improper Arrest, Imprisonment, and Seizure of Photographs

University of California Agrees to Substantial Payment and to Change Its Policies and Procedures and Train Its Police

"Lethal force on the streets of London": British police rehearse for the 2012 Olympics (tags)

In the run up to the 2012 London Olympics all the signs indicate that the British establishment is gearing up for another major false-flag incident.

Fragging in Afghanistan? (tags)

anti-war

Open Letter to Venice LAPD re commercialized clean up NEEDED still continued... (tags)

The new ordinances that prohibit the previously allowed commercial resale [flea market stuff mainly] on Venice's Ocean Front Walk were being enforced by LAPD. Apparently some slide down and out has occured turning the OFW back into what it was before the City Ordinance was legally passed. Open letter letter here was written by [more than one] citizen who also work diligently to help Clean UP [and not tear down ] Our Venice Neighborhood

PHILIPPINES: Retired armed forces officers should repudiate Palparan (tags)

Akbayan Party today called on the Association of General and Flag Officers (AGFO) to repudiate retired major general Jovito Palparan and declare him an enemy of the Filipino soldiers and the military institution.

Tyisha Miller remembered in light of recent spate of police shootings (tags)

RIVERSIDE (California) - Today marks the thirteen-year anniversary of the police murder of Tyisha Miller, a nineteen-year-old African-American woman shot by the Riverside police department. The murder caused an outcry, particularly among the city's black community, and led to some of the most militant and long-reaching organizaing the region had seen in years, including a shutdown of the 91 freeway and the establishment of numerous bureaucratic apparatuses put in place to prevent such tragedies.

Photos courtesy of Occupy Riverside

NY-NJ bridge policeman earns $221,000 (tags)

Wow they sure pay piggies well!

Philippine police asked to respect human rights (tags)

Akbayan Party to PNP: Respect People's Right to Protest, Observe Maximum Tolerance

My Occupy LA Arrest (tags)

My name is Patrick Meighan. I’m a husband, a father, a writer on the Fox animated sitcom “Family Guy” & a member of the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica. I was arrested at about 1 a.m. Wednesday morning with 291 other people at Occupy LA.

FBI wants to send 500 agents to London Olympics (tags)

FBI wants to police London, England 2012 Olympics. I suspect this is a lame excuse to send 500 FBI agents on a taxpayer financed vacation to London

Democracy Now!: Occupy Wall Street Protest Enters Second Week; 80 Arrested (tags)

Democracy Now! reports from ?Liberty Plaza? on the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protest, including their attempt to build up their own media. At the end of the segment, Amy Goodman references "Occupy Los Angeles".

Police killing of Kelly Thomas rattles Fullerton (tags)

Thomas was a 37-year-old schizophrenic homeless man who died in a hospital after a violent July 5 run-in with Fullerton police next to the Fullerton Transportation Center. Police officers confronted Thomas after a call about an individual breaking into cars in downtown Fullerton. According to witness accounts, six officers used force against Thomas resulting in what appears to be a brutal beating at the hands of law enforcement. Thomas was taken off life support five days after the encounter. According to his family, Thomas battled with schizophrenia and he voluntarily drifted the streets of Fullerton and nearby cities. In the weeks following his tragic death, a community unites for justice.

We didn't plan on killing him, just beating the shit out of him! Honest! (tags)

Hmmm ... Will Orange County DA Tony Rackauckas also say these guys had no intention of murdering the alleged child molester they beat to death? Like he said the Fullerton pigs had no intention of murdering Kelly Thomas?

Fullerton Police Chief, D.A. Cover Up Kelly Thomas Death from Police Beating (tags)

The death of homeless man Kelly Thomas at the hands of Fullerton police following a severe beating remains "uncertain", according to the Orange County coroner. When a human is beaten into a coma by a gang of cops and then dies only a few days later in the hospital, we can only "guess" at what happened (DUH!). However, it appears that the Orange County D.A. investigator Stan Berry is close friends with Fullerton police Chief Sellers, this could explain the "uncertainty" coming from the OC coroner and the D.A's failure to contact eyewitnesses present when Kelly Thomas was beaten by Fullerton police.

Seattle cops leave rifle unattened on trunk of cop car (tags)

Seattle cops leave rifle unattended on top of a cop car in downtown Seattle

Police choose new targets (tags)

Bill Rosendahl has brought a special squad of 21 LAPD officers into Venice, CA . Now that most of the Homeless Living in their cars and moterhomes have lost their vehicles... They now are forced to sleep on the sidewalk (not illegal) Having neutralized their targets, they are now targeting other groups of people to harass by intimidation and by impounding vehicles, Family Pets, or giving unwarranted parking tickets. I suspect these include Farmers, Raw foodists, Artists, Musicians, or any alternative or creative types.

Aim for the head if you get into a gun fight with a cop (tags)

If you get into a gun fight with a crooked cop aim for the head? Also high powered rifle rounds will usually penetrate the bullet proof vests cops wear.

FCGOA Pres Guy James SELLS-OUT 188 Securitas Officers Working at ESPN in Conn For $75,000 (tags)

After GUY JAMES SOLD-OUT These Securitas Officers, Securitas Lost the Contract and the Majority of These 188 Officers Lost Their Jobs Including the Lead Organizer for FCGOA

Claremont Authorities Promote Fascism at Hate Rally (tags)

Saturday, March 19, 2011

CLAREMONT, California - Despite the best efforts of the City of Claremont and the Claremont Consortium of Colleges to obstruct, befuddle, and otherwise thwart a popular demonstration against fascism, the Southern California community succeeded in doing precisely that at two parallel demonstrations in response to a heavily-armed presence of a band of racist paramilitaries and their state-funded protectors.

Chandler cops raise revenue by robbing dope dealers? Damn right!!!! (tags)

Last year the Chandler Police Department raised $2.7 million by robbing dope dealers.

Followup Meeting Between Colton Community and Police (tags)

Saturday, March 12, 2011

COLTON, California - In a follow-up meeting to a community forum held in December, Chief Bob Miller and Detective Eric Campa of the Colton Police Department again met with residents to share the department's new directive concerning vehicle impounds.

The 1998 Rampart Scandal Continues to Reverberate in the LAPD (tags)

Below are: 1) The 1998 Rampart Scandal Continues to Reverberate in the LAPD, January 27, 2011, by "Jack Dunphy", an LAPD officer, calling for the repeal of rules requiring financial disclosures by some LAPD officers; 2) The Rampart Scandal - A Response - by Joseph Zernik, PhD, Human Rights Alert (NGO), January 28, 2011

Calif. Police Officers Kill Man Pointing Water Nozzle, Not Gun (tags)

Long Beach police officers shot and killed a man Sunday when they apparently mistook a pistol-grip water nozzle he was holding, for a gun.

Colton Immigrant Community Meets PD Chief, Demands Justice (tags)

Saturday, December 11, 2010

COLTON, California - In a large public gathering the in cafeteria of Alice Birney Elementary School, well over one hundred community members from Colton, a city with a large low-income immigrant community met with their police chief to expose him to the injustices his officers have been committing and to petition for redress of their grievances.

Venice Homeless Harassed by LAPD, CD11 Rosendahl, backed by City Attorneys Office (tags)

Venice, Homeless, RVs, Harassment, or Town Hall,

FCGOA Defeats UGSOA Once Again 70 to 23 in a Humiliating Defeat at the DOJ (tags)

A Strong Labor Union requires that it's members understand that the Union is theirs and that the Union leadership be attuned to the desires of the members. Obviously UGSOA President Desiree Sullivan doesn't understand this...BUT FCGOA Does. That's Why the 340 Officers Working at both The Department of Justice DOJ and ICE Headquarters Voted for FCGOA.

Venice Homeless Protect LAPD Order to vacate public sidewalk after 9pm, Aug 26, 2010 (tags)

On Aug 26. 2010 LAPD Officers not familiar with Venice sent to enforcement LAMC 41.18(d) a direct violation of the Jones vs City of Los Angeles settlement Agreement, on 3rd Street between Sunset Ave and Rose Ave. Video evidence taken by Lisa Green. A transcript of most of the proceedings are provided. Names of Officers and the persons which were enforced to leave the sidewalk after having settled to sleep are not provided to protect those being used to pit us against each other using fear. However, I will make the video tape available to the appropriate persons upon request so that we can address this misuse of power and criminalization of those defined as homeless.

FCGOA Defeats UGSOA at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Headquarters in Wash DC (tags)

"Today's VICTORY by FCGOA against UGSOA and it's UGSOA Local 44 sends a clear message to UGSOA President Desiree Sullivan that all is NOT Well at UGSOA" Stated FCGOA President Guy James.

Police Brutality in America (tags)

state terrorism against minorities and Muslims

Over 300 UGSOA Officers Working at The DOJ and ICE Facilites are Revolting Against UGSOA (tags)

The revolt by these 300 UGSOA members to join FCGOA is just the tip of the iceberg as Hundreds of UGSOA all Over the Country are Signing up with FCGOA.

UGSOA Special Guest Speaker Caleb Gray-Burriss Charged with 4 Counts of Mail Fraud (tags)

Caleb Gray-Burriss who was indicted on June 30, 2010 was a Special Guest Speaker at the Constitutional Convention for the United Government Security Officers of America International Union UGSOA as reported by media reports and Eye on UGSOA

Police Abuse: Will a ‘torture’ verdict be the beginning of the end? (tags)

Similar to the crime of rape, that of police abuse is substantively underreported. But while news reports have rightly hailed the torture related conviction of former Chicago police lieutenant Jon Burge, all too many issues remain.

LAKERS WIN, LA FOLKS RIOTS (tags)

As the EPCC NEWS expected, the Los Angeles Lakers victory in the NBA championships ended with the Los Angeles Police Department officers clashes with rowdy fans. The EPCC said, "this is only a symptoms of the economic crisis and the people's anger on the stringent budget cuts, public services cut and higher rates that the government ( from the federal to the city) is imposing on the people of LA. Don't ever believe the official line that the Lakers victory is the sole cause of these disturbances." The EPCC NEWS noticed that the LAPD brought large numbers of officers into the Staples Center area hoping to avoid a repeat of last year's looting and violence. This was the magnet for violence. The mere presence of the police incites people to attack the LAPD.

National Commissioner for Civil Rights, LULAC (tags)

3 Journalists attacked by police during Mayday 2007 Immigration march civil trial to begin 10 a.m. June 18, 2010 @ Dept 307 Los Angeles Superior Court.

Nazis attack antiracists in Riverside (tags)

Saturday, May 29, 2010
RIVERSIDE, California - In the latest anti-fascist action to occur in this conservative inland city , a small group of anti-fascists planned to out Jeff Hall, the California "commander" of the Michigan-based National Socialist Movement (NSM), outside of his house. They were violently confronted by about thirty Nazis, who brandished firearms and threatened the safety of the demonstrators.

Seabrook Nuclear Officers Votes AGAINST UGSOA and Their Acting President Desiree Sullivan (tags)

With the upcoming UGSOA International election coming in may "This Seabrook Nuclear Election Clearly Sends a NO Confidence Vote AGAINST Desiree Sullivan and the Future Existence of UGSOA" stated a UGSOA member who is thinking of challenging Desiree Sullivan for the presidency in may of 2010

Army to hire 3,000 Security Guards Eliminating Private Security Contractors (tags)

Guy James, President of the Federal Contract Guards of America FCGOA, stated the decision to go from private contract security to DOD because of congressional mandates will affect many of these security police officers. Many of these officers presently work for Wackenhut Services Inc. WSI and the majority of them are unionized covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Furthermore there in no guarantee these officers will even be hired because they now have to reapply for their security jobs. Presently these Wackenhut Security police professionals enjoy job security, wage and benefit protection collective bargaining rights and RESPECT. James noted we refer security guards as security police professionals whereas the army refers them as "SECURITY GUARDS".

California Democratic Party and Child Slavery (tags)

Children are worked long hours by the Democratic Party without pay. Their reward is often theft of their works and abuse from the people running the party.

Nuclear Power Plants Vulnerable to Attack, Former CIA Officer Says (tags)

One of the biggest problems is the fact that the union who presently represents these nuclear security officers the United Government Security Officers of America UGSOA has failed to negotiate for better wages, benefits and a higher standard of training for these nuclear security officers stated FCGOA President Guy James.

Rebel Gen. Lim: Arroyo inviting military revolt (tags)

The EPCC NEWS learned through Manila media sources that a detained military rebel general said that the Philippine Palace is “concluding maneuver” to control the high court could invite a military uprising, warned a rebel officer seeking a Senate seat. “[President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo] is inviting a new military uprising,” said West pointer and Army General Danny Lim said in a statement. He said military officers and their men were disappointed with the Supreme Court ruling authorizing Ms Arroyo to name Chief Justice Reynato Puno’s successor.

Use of Private Federal Contract Security Guards at Gov Buildings Comes Under Scrutiny. (tags)

Federal Contract Guards of America FCGOA disagrees. The problem is not that these contract guards need to be federalized, the problem is better training". "There really are no federal standards for security guards," said James. "These individuals should be trained at the federal level since they are the first line of defense against a terrorist attack, just like federal police officers," he said.

AFP Award Medals to Torturers of Morong 43 (tags)

AJLPP NEWS sources learned today that Philippine Senators Pia Cayetano and Jamby Madrigal and other groups Tuesday cried foul over the awarding of Bronze Cross Medals to military officers involved in the controversial arrest and detention of 43 health workers attending a seminar in Morong, Rizal, early this month. “There’s something seriously wrong when a government institution commends its personnel for committing an illegal act,” said Cayetano in a statement.

AWARE-LA INDUCTION OF OFFICERS , DEC. 8, 2009 AT FACLA SOCIAL HALL (tags)

The Association of Widows, Relatives and Advocates for Equality (AWARE) based in Los Angeles marked the 68th year of the start of the Second World War and Pearl Harbor Day , December 7, 1841 with the induction of their new set of officers last December 8, 2009 The induction and dance party was held at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) Social Hall last December 8, 2009 at 12;00 noon. AWARE,was formed with the help of JFAV.

UGSOA May LOSE Over 850 Members as Their Members Revolt by the Hundreds (tags)

What's Going on at the United Government Security Officers of America UGSOA? Why are hundreds of UGSOA Members Filing Decertification Election Petitions to get rid of UGSOA in recent weeks?

Murder by Police Car on Venice Blvd. - Corrected version (tags)

Devin Petelski never saw the angel of death barreling toward her in the form of an LAPD police cruiser. That's because it was driving without lights at about 60 mph.

Murder by Police Car on Venice Blvd. (tags)

Devin Petelski never saw the angel of death barreling toward her in the form of an LAPD police cruiser. That's because it was driving with lights at about 60 mph.

Rivers Casino Supervisor Physically Assaults Casino Security Officer during Union Campaign (tags)

Rivers Casino nightshift supervisor John Kovach had demanded that the 22 plus casino security professionals working on that shift remove their SPFPA Union RESPECT pins from their jackets. When they refused their supervisor John Kovach then Physically Assaulted at least one of the officers by Physically Removing his SPFPA RESPECT Button from his jacket.

Honduras: Military Announcement Against Coup (tags)

We, a group of Senior and Junior Officers (we do not mention names for obvious reasons and not because of cowardice) facing the situation in which politicians in collusion with commanders have involved the armed forces and that have deteriorated the good image that we had to the Honduran people we speak and we denounce the following: •

Rainbow Family Continues in spite of selective punishments by enforcers of "laws" (tags)

PRESS RELEASE: Rainbow Gatherers Ordered to Albuquerque for Ticket Hearings Monday. for updates see Rainbow press crew's website below.

Cancerfornia (tags)

Cancerfornia is a personal testimony, editorial, and letter all in one. It is in regard to the abuses and crimes being committed inside of our prison system, and my own personal solution for what must be done.

STOP HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES! (tags)

The Kilusang Dekada 70 (KD70 ) empathize with Mrs.Edith Burgos on her frustration over the promotion of fascist AFP officers implicated on her son’s disappearance Following the promotion of three military officers linked to the disappearance of her son, Jonas Mrs. Burgos exclaimed: “Dear Lord, when will all this injustice end?” In a statement, the Burgos family yesterday said it considered the promotion of Lieutenant Colonels Noel Clement, Melquiades Feliciano and Edison Caga to full colonel as a “reward,” which could only result in more enforced disappearances of activists.

RAINBOW GATHERING : SEED CAMP UNDERWAY IN NEW MEXICO (tags)

Every year there is a very special gathering of those who love peace, the earth and want to act in their Unity and loving presence with one another... coming from all across the USA and other countries as well...this special event is like no other some of us have experienced. Sharing, caring, living on bare national [ read: all of ours ] forrest lands for a short time, and forming 'family' with those who seemed to be strangers in other places, now are not 'other' but one caring collective.

Pomona police department uses explosive devices in raid on mobile home park (tags)

On the evening of Thursday, June 11, four cars containing two officers each cars from the Pomona Police Department entered the Woodland Mobile Home Park, a 33-space residential park at 1096 Mission Boulevard.

STOP THE KILLER COP AWARDS!! NO TROPHYS FOR KILLING BABY SUSIE!! (tags)

At its most prestigious ceremony the LAPD will be awarding its highest honor, the Medal of Valor, to 10 of the SWAT officers involved in their 2005 murder of 18 month old Baby Susie Pena. 10:30am Thursday, 5/28, Kodak Theater.

STOP THE KILLER COP AWARDS!! (tags)

At its most prestigous ceremony the LAPD will be awarding its highest honor, the Medal of Valor to 10 of the SWAT officers who murdered 18 month old baby Susie Pena.

STOP THE KILLER COP AWARDS! (tags)

LAPD is awarding its highest honor- the Medal of Valor- to 10 SWAT troops who killed 18 month old baby Susie Pena in Watts.

Obama Caves to the Oil Companies. (tags)

Today on NBC's meet The Press, retained Secretary of Defense William Gates grabbed president Barrack Obama by the neck and pulled Barrack Obama's face to secretaries crotch.

It's NOT Illegal To Film Cops. RESIST ILLEGAL ORDERS. ASSERT YOUR GOD GIVEN RIGHTS [Video] (tags)

It is not 'illegal' to film police officers in the United States. Our rights are inherent, granted by the Creator, as outlined in the Declaration of Independence. Understand and assert your rights.

Internal Affairs: How They Cover Up Police Abuse (tags)

This article explores the consistency and pervasiveness of police misconduct and abuse and how Internal Affairs covers this up.

Oscar Grant! No Isolated Incident! A PhotoJourney of Unarmed Folks Killed by Cop Worldwide (tags)

Oscar Grant's murder: This is not an isolated incident! Remember Julian Alexander! Hammick in 2002, Kendra James in 2003, James Perez, James Philip Chasse, Jr. all unarmed and killed by Police. Diallo, Sean Bell, Ousmane Zongo, Jonny Gammage, Patrick Moses Dorismond, Alexandros Grigoropoulos and Now Oscar Grant, all unarmed and killed by Police. Within hours of Oscar Grant's shooting, Robbie Tolan!. Let the world know about! We will not allow a police state!

22 Year Old Executed By Police (tags)

We all know of what has been occurring in Greece for the last month, but Now a cop in OUR country has murdered someone once again. What are we waiting for? Our time is now; In Solidarity with the Greeks, and all victims of the state.

NEW FACLA BOARD FOR 2009-2011 ASSUMES OFFICEEXECUTIVE OFFICERS FOR 2009-11 (tags)

The new FACLA Board for 2009-2011 led by the new FACLA president Rizalino Manuel of Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) was sworned –in to office last Sunday,January 4. 2009 at FACLA Community Hall. Attended by more than a hundred guests and FACLA members,sworned in as new executive officers were Rizalino Manuel, President;Adolfino Aguayon -1st Vice Pesident; Terry Herrera as 2nd Vice President; Gloria Resureccion as 3rd Vice President; Darlene Salvador as Secretary; Cris Florendo as Treasurer and Romy Jaravata as Auditor.

NEW FACLA BOARD ELECTS EXECUTIVE OFFICERS FOR 2009-11 (tags)

The new FACLA Board led by former FACLA vice-president Rizalino Manuel of Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) met last Sunday, December 7 and elected a new set of executive officers. Elected executive officers were Rizalino Manule, President: Adolfio Aguayon -1st Vice Pesident; Terry Herrera as 2nd Vice President; Gloria Resureccion as 3rd Vice President; Darlene Salvador as Secretary; Cris Florendo as Treasurer and Romy Jaravate as Auditor.

NEW FACLA BOAD ELECTS OFFICERS DEC. 7 (tags)

The Coalition for A Better Community (CBC) led by former FACLA vice-president Rizalino Manuel of Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) board of directors met last Sunday, December 7 and elected a new set of executive officers. Elected executive officers were Rizalino Manule, President: Adolfio Aguayon -1st Vice Pesident; Terry Herrera as 2nd Vice President; Gloria Resureccion as 3rd Vice President; Darlene Salvador as Secretary; Cris Florendo as Treasurer and Romy Jaravate as Auditor.

NEWLY ELECTED FACLA BOARDS ELECTS OFFICERS DEC.7 (tags)

The Coalition for A Better Community (CBC) 15-person slate led by former FACLA vice-president Rizalino Manuel that swept the Nov 16-18, 2008 Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) board of directors elections for the year 2009-2001 will meet on December 7th to elects its executive officers.

CBC SWEEPS FACLA ELECTIONS (tags)

The Coalition for A Better Community (CBC) 15-person slate led by former FACLA vice-president Rizalino Manuel that swept the Nov 16-18, 2008 Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) board of directors elections for the year 2009-2001 will meet on Nov. 30 to elects its executive officers. The elections was held and the counting of votes was conducted by a private elections agency hired by FACLA. The counting of vote and the formal declaration of the outcome of the elections was held in FACLA on Nov 16 and 18, 2008. The CBC made a clean sweep of the elections like what they did in 2001 and 2004 under the leadership of De. Jose Baldonado.

Police Raid of Anarchist Event (tags)

Last night the at the Revolutionary Autonomous Communities fundraiser for the Anarchist Bookfair at the food not bombs warehouse on 6th and Santa Fe was raided by the LAPD. They kicked open the door and unlawfully entered in to the private space.

UFAV Induction of New Officers for 2008-2010 (tags)

The newly inducted officers of the United Filipino American Veterans (UFAV) for 2008-2010 were sworn–in by Rep. Lucille Roybal Allard of the 34th District last November 14, 2008 at the 3rd Floor of the Angelus Plaza , 255 N. Hill St. Los Angeles, CA 90012. The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) congratulates the new set of UFAV officers. UFAV was organized in 1984 and was always in the forefront of the veterans equity struggle. UFAV is a member of JFAV organized in 1998.

A dangerous country USA - Minn. protestors intimidated already (tags)

This is reposted from Salon.com to insure all in LA also become aware of the dangers of "planning to protest" in this US of Anger and Intimidation. Now for Minneapolis.....watch out !!!

Statement from I-Witness Video on Raids in St Paul (tags)

This is Eileen Clancy, one of the founders of I-Witness Video, a NYC-based video collective in St. Paul to document the policing of the protests at the Republican National Convention.

Big and Dangerous Gang Business Growing (tags)

U.S. gangs have forged illegal business connections with other gangs in the states as well as in Mexico and Afghanistan seeking more lucrative drug markets.

Formal Complaint Filed Against W. Covina Cop for Civil Rights Violations (Cop pushes kid) (tags)

People throughout the country have been threatened, intimidated and arrested for merely videotaping and photographing public servants. It has happened again in southern California: Police pushed a kid down, and thug cops failed at their attempt to intimidate witnesses. Photos can be viewed at the link below.

Police officers Steve Corich, Lynn Bray, Turner, A Spicer and J Behnke sued (tags)

A lawsuit was filed in the Phoenix Federal Court suing MCC Police officers Steve Corich, Lynn Bray, Turner and Mesa Police officers A Spicer and J Behnke for civil rights violations.

New AFP chief dared to bring abusive military personnel before Congress (tags)

Taking cue from the statement of newly-installed Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Alexander Yano to make good his promise to turn over to civilian authorities military personnel involved in abusing military detainees, opposition lawmaker Rep. Teofisto Guingona III yesterday challenged the latter to fulfill his promise by turning over erring personnel to the House committee on human rights. “Bring those erring officers before the committee on human rights of the House of Representatives so that we may know the truth,” Guingona said.

Mexican officials warn Americans to stay away (tags)

"There will be shootings and executions throughout the city in what is being called 'La Limpia' (the cleansing) in response to threats by the 'Juárez drug cartel' or 'La Linea,' " the e-mail stated in Spanish. La Linea is reputed to be a "line" of corrupt police officers protecting drug traffickers. Dozens of Juarez police officers have been among the more than 300 homicides in Juárez this year. Many of the killings have been committed boldly and in broad daylight on busy downtown Juarez boulevards. Juarez is a Mexican border city of a million and half people.

More Americans shot in Mexico (tags)

Many Americans are wondering when the Bush administration is going to raise the travel alert to its highest level "travel warning," for American travelers to Mexico? How many American citizens are going to have to be shot, killed or kidnapped before the American government move to prevent needless deaths and issue the proper "travel warning," for Americans?

Another So.Cal Police Officer Sentenced In the wake of Rampart corruption scandal (tags)

The robbery teams usually consisted of multiple sworn police officers in uniform or displaying a official police badge, who would gain access to the residence by falsely telling any occupants that they were police officers and that they were conducting a legitimate search for drugs or drug dealers. Victims often were violently restrained, threatened or assaulted during the search.

Hundreds being rounded-up and many Arrested in Juarez Mexico (tags)

A fierce gun battle between some members of the Mexican Army and Juarez police officers exploded in the streets because officers refused to co-operate and take part in the operation to check for illegal arms and drugs.

Los Angeles, Long Beach And Other Police Officers Found Guilty Of Home Invasion Robberies (tags)

These defendants, who were sworn to serve and protect the people of Los Angeles, went from enforcing the law to breaking the law,” said Grace Chung Becker, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division.

Authorities Identify Daniel Ramos Gonzalez of Santa Ana As Person Shot To Death Sunday By (tags)

The Laguna Journal has learned that the Santa Ana police responded to the store and spotted Gonzalez who run when he saw the police. The officers then chased him to the loading dock in the rear of the store, where the unarmed Gonzalez was confronted and shot by police officers.

Unarmed Man Shot Dead By Police At Wal-Mart Store (tags)

In Orange County, police decide when to use deadly force, and police agencies get to investigate themselves. They release only the information they want to release when the investigation is complete

Three Undercover Masked Police in Canada Exposed (tags)

Canadians are opposeing the fascist Bush regime's corporatre take over of their nation. To combat overwhelming opposition to this corporate fascism, the Canadian fascist State armed three under cover, masked police officers to commit violent crimes against their own fellow officers. The video catches these fascist pigs in the act.

Riot violence is escalating in France, police groups say (tags)

Revolts are the inevitable product of the current social system. When a revolt breaks out you can’t ask yourself ‘how could it happen?’ but rather ‘how is it possible that it doesn’t happen everywhere, all the time?’. - Nights of Rage

More Lost Weapons in Iraq (tags)

By all accounts, the businessman, Kassim al-Saffar, a veteran of the Iran-Iraq war, did well at distributing the Pentagon-supplied weapons from the Baghdad Police Academy armory he managed for a military contractor. But, co-workers say, he also turned the armory into his own private arms bazaar with the seeming approval of some American officials and executives, selling AK-47 assault rifles, Glock pistols and heavy machine guns to anyone with cash in hand — Iraqi militias, South African security guards and even American contractors. “This was the craziest thing in the world,” said John Tisdale, a retired Air Force master sergeant who managed an adjacent warehouse. “They were taking weapons away by the truckload.”

No Borders Camp Attacked (tags)

Border Patrol Attacks No Border Camp in Calexico, Ca. Click Link for Video of the Assualt

Blackwater Training US Police (tags)

The mercenary firm Blackwater USA is well known for the controversy involving its "shoot first, ask no questions" policy in Iraq.

September-October 2007 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly Digest (tags)

National Immigrant Solidarity Network No Immigrant Bashing! Support Immigrant Rights!

Police State Tactics for a Police State! (tags)

What is happening in the United States? Our representatives and those sworn to protect us are negating their oaths of office, in turn, stamping on our Constitutional rights.

Labor Support Rally Tuesday, September 25 at CDC Headquarters GA Against Walden Security (tags)

Informational Picketing against Walden Security at several CDC locations in Atlanta Georgia shall commence all week long following our rally!

Criminal Trial for Costa Mesa Activist (tags)

The charges of “disrupting” a city council proceeding stem from a free-for-all that broke out during a public comments session of the Jan. 3, 2006, Costa Mesa city council meeting after police, acting on Mayor Allan Mansoor’s orders to take an early recess, pulled Acosta away from the speaker’s podium and pushed him outside the council chambers before his three minute speaking limit had expired.

The End of the Green Party? (tags)

While the Democratic Party refuses to impeach President Bush, continues to fund the war and occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan through 2009, spreads the same lies about Iran's nuclear ambitions, and gives the administration a blank check for domestic spying, what are the leaders of the Green Party up to? Fasten your safety belts kiddos because they are doing some astonishing things.

Unprecedented Sell-Out by Ugles & Co. in ILWU Local 19, Seattle (tags)

Five months before organized West Coast longshore workers are set to begin bargaining for a new contract with the employers association, union officers in one ILWU local are already starting to give away some key historic gains of waterfront workers

Pastors for Peace Detained at U.S. Border (tags)

PASTORS FOR PEACE CUBA CARAVAN DETAINED BY HOMELAND SECURITY: OFFICERS CURRENTLY SEARCHING VEHICLES, 'DETAINING' COMPUTERS call your representatives!!!!!!

Mutineer’ calls court-martial illegal, asks SC to stop trial (tags)

ndicted Marine Col. Ariel Querubin yesterday petitioned the Supreme Court (SC) to stop the military tribunal from trying him on charges of mutiny for his alleged part in the February 2006 “withdrawal of support” from President Arroyo by members of the Philippine Marine Corps. In a 33-page petition, Querubin’s lawyer Rodrigo Artuz elevated the case to the SC after the Court of Appeals (CA) this month turned down the colonel’s appeal to stop the court-martial proceedings against him. The charges are in connection with the attempted mutiny charges filed against Querubin and 29 other military officers for their alleged plan to withdraw their support from Mrs. Arroyo. Querubin is detained at the Fort San Felipe Detention Center, Naval Base Compound, Sangley Point, Cavite province.

JFAV Marks RP Independence Day/Battle of Bessang Pass with the Induction of the SGSI in LA (tags)

The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV)/ People’s Community Organization for Reform and Empowerment (People’s CORE ) and the Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) cordially invites the general public to commemorate the 109th Philippine Independence Day and the 62nd Anniversary of the Battle of Bessang Pass with the induction of the new set of officers of the Society of Guerillas and Scouts Inc. (SGSI) on June 12, 2007 at 12:00 PM the Los Angeles City Hall. The SGSI induction ceremonies will be held at the Mayor Tom Bradley Room or the City Tower at the 26th Floor, Los Angeles City Hall at 200 N. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90012 Council Member Herb J. Wesson Jr. of the 10th Council District will be the guest speaker and the induction officer of the SGSI officers and board of directors. Some of the incoming SGSI officers are Commander Jack Vergara, Deputy Commanders Nick Gadia Adriano Carino and General Secretary Arturo P. Garcia.

Double Victory For Bally Casino Workers (tags)

Dealers, Security Officers at Bally's Casinos In Atlantic City Vote for Union Representation

JFAV Marks June 12 RP Independence Day/Battle of Bessang Pass (tags)

The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and People’s Community Organization for Reform and Empowerment ( People’s CORE ) and the Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) will commemorate the 109th Philippine Independence Day and the 62nd Anniversary of the Battle of Bessang Pass with the induction of the new set of officers of the Society of Guerillas and Scouts Inc. (SGSI) on June 12, 2007 at 12:00 PM the Los Angeles City Hall. The SGSI induction ceremonies will be held at the Mayor Tom Bradley Room or the City Tower at the 26th Floor, Los Angeles City Hall at 200 N. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

bratton blames 'agitators' (tags)

maria elena durazo, miwon provide scab legal/social cover

JFAV Marks RP Independence Day/Battle of Bessang Pass with the Induction of the SGSI (tags)

The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and People’s Community Organization for Reform and Empowerment (People’s CORE ) will commemorate the 109th Philippine Independence Day and the 62nd Anniversary of the Battle of Bessang Pass with the induction of the new set of officers of the Society of Guerillas and Scouts Inc. (SGSI) on June 12, 2007 at 12:00 PM the Los Angeles City Hall. The SGSI induction ceremonies will be held at the Mayor Tom Bradley Room or the City Tower at the 26th Floor, Los Angeles City Hall at 200 N. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

LAPD Officers on motorcycles Drive Into Peaceful Crowd On Alvarado (across Metro Station) (tags)

For no apparent reason, LAPD aggresively moved in a small crowd gathered directly across the MacArthur Park Metro Station. The peaceful and happy crowd was enjoying Danza when out of nowhere, LAPD officers began to drive their motorcycles directly into the crowd. Many children were at the center of the circle and there's no way that LAPD Officers were even aware that Children were present and that they were endangering people's lives by driving directly onto the unexpected crowd. Althought the LAPD's actions attracted a bigger crowd, some people began to leave the scene due to a growing number of LAPD Officers regardless of the fact that there wasn't an obvious cause or situation.

Mayor, Nunez To Join Tonight's Rally: Bratton Plans to Attend (tags)

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez are among those expected to join immigrant-rights activists Thursday for a march and rally to denounce the actions of Los Angeles riot police at a May Day rally at MacArthur Park. Police Chief William Bratton, who will be at the LAPD's assembly area at today's rally, according to his office, told KPCC-FM on Wednesday that Deputy Chief Cayler "Lee" Carter, the ranking officer who was in MacArthur Park during the May 1 melee has decided to retire rather than continue on home duty pending an investigation.

Special Task Force Hold 1st Public Hearing Tonight on May Day Mini-Riots (tags)

If you oppose the LAPD extending its power over not just those human beings who do not qualify as citizens under the notion of the state, then this is the time to come out. Because if the police feel that they can brutalize geographically displaced human beings, reporters, the youth, and its progressive community then they will have no fear to come for those that remain. This is the time to act to protect your own self. LOS ANGELES, CA (CNS) -- A City Council task force charged with monitoring the police probe of the May Day melee at an immigration rally at MacArthur Park is scheduled to hold its first meeting today, Councilman Ed Reyes announced.

COMMUNITY GROUPS CONFRONT LAPD AND CHIEF BRATTON ABOUT MAY DAY POLICE RIOT (tags)

“If the LAPD acts like this in broad daylight in front of cameras, what do they do at night?”

Bratton's history in Boston, NY and LA (tags)

The attacks on May Day at MacArthur Park are consistent both with ICE/vigilante attacks on immigrants and Bratton's long history of attacks on poor and oppressed people in the interests of global capital, colonialism and gentrification.

Dignity for Women Prisoners May 12 in LA (tags)

May 12 in LA the Dignity for Women Prisoners Campaign will hold a community forum to kick off our campaign to have male guards relieved of assignment in women's housing units in CA prisons.

FOX TV camerawoman files claim against City of Los Angeles and Police Department (tags)

Update: FOX TV camerawoman files claim against City of Los Angeles and Police Department for sustaining injuries in Police melee

End LAPD Brutality: Remove LA Prosecutor Steve Cooley & Fire Bratton (tags)

With substantial support from George W. Bush and the local forces of the extreme right, the LAPD and its financed-DA (Steve Cooley - Republican) have succeeded in transforming Los Angeles County to a well-engineered police state.

2001 - 2007: LAPD's Reign of Terror Unchecked (tags)

The brutal rampage by LAPD in McArthur Park on May 1, 2007 was culmination of a 6-year old secrete but intricate policy by the Bush administration and local forces of the extreme right in reversing attempts to reform LAPD after Rodney King and Rampart Scandal.

Thousands March In A Day Without Latinos (tags)

Update: Thousands March In A Day Without Latinos

Candidate Alexander: LAPD Assaults May Day Supporters (tags)

Los Angeles police officers brutally assaulted peaceful marchers and supporters at a rally in Los Angeles creating outrage and anger from millions nationwide. Many of the people that were present in the park were mother, children and babies. The cops were seen beating many with sticks on television; people and children that were offering no resistance. Also there were members of the press that were brutally assaulted.

May Day 2007; A Report To Correct The Balance (tags)

The following is a summary of what occurred when LAPD decided to disperse a peaceful march. The following contents of this article may be used for non-profit only.

54 AFP mutineers plead guilty, get 7 years (tags)

A military court, in a plea bargain deal, sentenced yesterday 54 soldiers out of the more than 600 involved in the failed Oakwood mutiny in July 2003 to seven years and six months in prison. Aside from the jail term, the seven-member military tribunal chaired by Brig. Gen. Nathaniel Legaspi also ordered the dishonorable discharge of the convicted officers. In secret balloting, the seven members unanimously found the 54 soldiers guilty of violating the Articles of War for "conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline."

NLG calls for investigation re: UCLA Campus Police Tasers Student (tags)

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for an independent investigation into the use of a Taser by the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Police Department against 23-year-old student Mostafa Tabatabainejad on November 14, 2006. The Guild rejects the use of, and threats to use, Tasers as an excessive use of force and urges an investigation into the incident and UCLA's Taser policy.

CA needs law enforcement accountability to the media and the public (tags)

Presently, CA laws prevent disclosure of relevent details of citizen complaints of law enforcement misconduct to media and public.

Military officers involved in last year’s coup plot ordered detained (tags)

— Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Hermogenes Esperon Jr. ordered the detention here of all the military officers involved in last year’s foiled coup attempt. Esperon effectively wanted all those implicated in the power grab detained in one facility, directing the various commands to relinquish custody of the 28 officers charged before the General Court Martial to effectively acquire jurisdiction over them. The announcement came after the arraignment of the 28 accused officers was rescheduled after defense lawyers demanded to see a copy of the pre-trial investigation.

SPFPA union drive targets casino security guards (tags)

The SPFPA announced Friday that it filed papers this week with the New Jersey Casino Control Commission to begin organizing security officers working at 11 Atlantic City casinos.

Everyday Police Intimidation in Long Beach (tags)

Over 10 Long Beach Police Department Officers harass one man who was threatened by another man. Officers search the victim and confiscate his four-inch (legal) knife. This footage documents officers intimidating members of CWLB as they drive slowly in their patrol car and speak through their megaphone.

Maywood Residents Confront Police Brutality (tags)

Residents of Maywood present hours of testimony against the city's rogue police force.

2 Filipino military rebel officers ‘mentally’ tortured, wives claim (tags)

The wives of two Filipino military rebel junior officers have claimed their husbands are being “mentally tortured” by the Army since their capture six months ago. Philippine Army 1st Lt. Sonny Sarmiento and 2nd Lt. Aldrin Baldonado have been kept in “bartolina” (solitary confinement) at the maximum-security compound of the Intelligence Security Group (ISG) at Fort Bonifacio since July 27, their wives said. They said the two officers were not being adequately fed, and deprived of reading materials and personal grooming items like combs.

4 Marines charged in mass murder of 24 Iraqi civilians (tags)

Four Marines from Camp Pendleton, Calif., were charged Thursday with multiple counts of murder and several lesser charges in the shooting death last year of 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians. Four Marine officers, including a lieutenant colonel, were charged with trying to cover up the crimes.

Are cops trained to lie to the media and cover up police crimes and dirt? (tags)

Read this article written by a cop for Police Public Relations and you answer the question? The answer is pretty obvious!

Downtown Long Beach Protest Gets Attacked by Police, CWLA Member Arrested (tags)

First Hand Accounts from Demonstration in Downtown Long Beach Against Military Recruiters in our Communities Friday December 8th

Dec. 8th Long Beach Protest Followup (tags)

After-protest meeting notes about the Dec. 8th Anti-Recruitment and GI Resistance demonstration

Cops always have excuses for breaking the law!!!! (tags)

"As an officer, I'd hate to have to worry about getting a ticket in the mail when all I'm trying to do is my job," - a lame ass excuse why cops should be allowed to speed and run red lights with out being questioned

LA cop busted for beating teenager (tags)

This is really unusuall!!!! A cop being arrested for beating a suspect!!! But I bet the charges will be dropped

Police finds drugs missing from evidence facility; 12 officers transferred (tags)

A good place to score drugs? The Boston Police Department's main drug evidence storage facility!

2 officers accused of skipping line to buy PlayStation 3 consoles (tags)

Bad piggies used their guns and badges to get out of waiting in line.

More than 1,000 officials snared in FBI corruption probes (tags)

More than 1,000 government employees, including hundreds of police officers, have been convicted over the last two years in FBI corruption cases against crooked public officials,

Black Panther alive and fight for Sean Bell killed from police brutality (tags)

New York, December 2, 2006

Police break down door after woman's 9-1-1 goof (tags)

When Marget Lieder accidentally dialed 9-1-1, while meaning to dial 4-1-1 for information, she thought nothing of simply hanging up and dialing again – but that was before a group of officers broke down her door and arrested her and her partner.

NYPD Guns Down unarmed man as he left his bachelor party the day before his wedding (tags)

NYPD Guns Down 23-year-old unarmed man as he left his bachelor party at a strip club the day before his wedding

Atlanta cops kill a 92 year old woman in a drug raid (tags)

Atlanta police gun down Kathryn Johnston "like a dog" in a "No Knock" drug raid. The 92 year-old woman though the police were criminal breaking into her home and shot and hit 3 of them.

Stun Gun Fun is a job perk for UCLA campus cops!!! (tags)

UCLA officers allowed to use Tasers for "pain compliance"

Greece: Student severely bStudent severely beaten by undercover policemen, right after the (tags)

Student severely beaten by undercover policemen, right after the 17N demonstration

AFP orders court-martial to 30 officers (tags)

TWO generals and 28 other military officers will face court-martial for their alleged participation in the abortive coup against the Arroyo administration in February. The two generals to face court-martial are Maj. Gen. Renato Miranda, former Marine Corps commandant and Brig. Gen. Danilo Lim, former commander of the elite First Scout Ranger Regiment.

UCLA Students March on Campus Police Station (tags)

Students outraged march to campus police station and demand to see the chief of police.

UCLA Student attacked by campus police (tags)

UCLA police go way overboard when a student fails to show his student ID in the library.

Animal Activist NOT GUILTY (tags)

Media Alert! (Here's some accurate information regarding recent raids and repression against AR activists)

LAPD says its OK to pepper spray folks handcuffed in the back of a squad car! (tags)

I feel a lot safer now that I know its legal for the cops to pepper spray people who are handcuffed in the back of a police car! Well not really!

Santa Monica Police Raid Homes of Two Animal Liberation Press Officers (tags)

Police Refuse to Delineate Reason for Search Warrant; Similar Raid Last Year Resulted in Costly Lawsuit by Activists

Philippines: Statement on the charge of rebellion (tags)

It is our patriotic duty to defend the area of freedom that people’s power had carved out in the struggle against the Marcos dictatorship. The best way to defend freedom is to exercise it. Responsible citizens cannot watch in silence as the minions of Mrs. Arroyo make a mockery of our democratic rights.

Why Getting the Homeless Off the Streets Is Never Easy (tags)

Fatima Davis sat on the corner of Fourth and Los Angeles streets for more than a year, surrounded by her collection of suitcases. This was her sidewalk, she said, and that's where she wants to be.

Tight security ring thrown around six detained colonels (tags)

-The military threw a tight security ring around the six Marine colonels involved in the failed February coup attempt following reports of sympathizers planning to free them. The six colonels—Ariel Querubin, Orlando de Leon, Januario Caringal, Armando Banez, Custodio Parcon and Achilles Segumalian—were currently being detained at a Marine base in Manila. They are among 13 Marine officers and 25 Army officers, including a brigadier general, detained for their alleged involvement in a plot with communist insurgents and opposition figures to bring down the government in February.

UGSOA-Court Halts UGSOA Union Officials’ Attempt to Undermine Florida’s Right to Work Law. (tags)

Union hierarchy unlawfully threatened to have Tampa Federal Courthouse security officers fired for refusal to pay union dues

London cops say no mistakes made in murder of Brazilian electrician Jean Charles de Menez (tags)

London cops say when they tackled Brazilian electrician Jean Charles de Menezes to the floor of a subway car and pumped 8 or so bullets into his head killing him it wasn't really a murder or even a safety violation, after all they though he was a terrorist.

Women Say They Will Also Target Los Angeles Afghan Embassy (tags)

"America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around. Human rights invented America." - President Jimmy Carter.

Following that credo, on September 11, 2006, American women handcuffed and chained themselves to the Afghan Embassy in Washington, DC to protest against Hamid Karzai's oppressive government. A spokeswoman stated that this was "just the start of demonstrations against the Afghan Embassy in Washington to protest President Karzai's illegal imprisonment of innocent Americans and treatment of Afghan women."

Institutional racism and torture in Austria (tags)

A trial against four police men, who tortured a man that resisted his deportation on 7th of April 2006, has been ended without any consequences on 31st of August 2006 in Vienna. Though the Cruelty was confessed by the officers, three of them were sentencd to 8 months on probation and another officer to 6 months on probation.

Flushing the rights of Copwatchers down the toilet (tags)

Bates and his attorney have denied the allegation and claim Bates ran afoul of the police and District Attorney's Office when he videotaped two White Oklahoma City police officers beating an unarmed Black man with their batons during an arrest in 2002.

Why the government ruler don't like sniper rifles (tags)

Iraqi insurgents are teaching recruits sophisticated sniper techniques for targeting U.S. troops that include singling out engineers, medics and chaplains, according to training material obtained by U.S. military intelligence. The insurgent sniper training manual was posted on the Internet. Among its tips: "Killing doctors and chaplains is suggested as a means of psychological warfare."

Police spies chosen to lead war protest (tags)

Friday, July 28, 2006

Two Oakland police officers working undercover at an anti-war protest in May 2003 got themselves elected to leadership positions in an effort to influence the demonstration, documents released Thursday show.

Cops get out of ALL photo radar tickets issued (tags)

Scottsdale Police made a deal with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and the Arizona Department of Public Safety in January to ignore their own speed violations snapped by the city’s pilot Loop 101 photo enforcement system

No charges for London pigs who murdered Jean Charles de Menezes (tags)

No police officers are to be prosecuted over the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes at a Tube station last July.

Officers indicted in jail assaults (tags)

Three Phoenix police officers accused of roughhousing prisoners at Maricopa County's Fourth Avenue Jail have been indicted on charges of aggravated assault.

Pretending we don't live in a police state!!!!! (tags)

They just don't get it. All the cops in the Rampart scandel got slap on the wrist punishments. And what happened in Rampart happens everyday in police departments across the country. The only difference is that in the Rampart case the bad cops got caught, and punished with a slap on the wrist.

Military fugitives, lawyer nabbed (tags)

UPDATE) AT LEAST six military fugitives and a lawyer linked to a group of rebel officers and soldiers that tried to oust President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in 2003 were arrested Friday, according to reports gathered by Pesante-USA from Philippine news sources.

CIAs INDICTED (Romano, Castelli, Russomondo, De Sousa), also top Italy Spies (tags)

[JULY 5, 2006] Italy has just indicted three CIA officers and a U.S. Air Force officer on charges that they participated in the illegal 2003 rendition, or torture/kidnap, of a Muslim cleric in Milan. They are:

Army officer sues for resignation OK (tags)

I guess the US military has not heard about the 13th amendment! - Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

UN Calls for Action on Police Torture in US (tags)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. RECORD OF POLICE TORTURE RAISES CONCERNS FOR UN COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE Committee Members Call for Action on TASERs, Burge Torture Cases

Drive-By Councilman Dennis P. Zine 3rd District (tags)

Dennis P. Zine drunk with police power decides to do a drive by on the South Central Farmers.

Costa Mesa Police Cheif quits amidst illegal immigration controversy ! (tags)

PD chief denying heat over ordinance was the reason even though timing and previous statements would seem to indicate otherwise.

Minuteman Mayor's ICE Cracks In Costa Mesa Immigration War (tags)

Reeling from pointed public comments and revealing testimony from police Chief John Hensley, Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor tried but failed to silence fellow City Council member Katrina Foley as she attacked his proposal to use police as immigration law eLooking upnforcers under the auspices of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor's ICE proposal melts away under scrutiny (tags)

Police Chief John Hensley, the city's top cop, offered testimony which contradicted many of the things that Mansoor has been saying about the ICE proposal. Under tough questioning, Hensley not only admitted that the Mayor's scheme wouldn't have any impact upon "illegal immigration," but said there aren't enough "facts" to suggest it will do anything to fight crime.

"What have you done to Costa Mesa?" Minuteman Mayor Allan Mansoor turns city u (tags)

Costa Mesa’s Minuteman Junta has brought terror, racism, incompetence and shame to the city.

Police Brutality Strikes Filipino Youth in Jersey City Groups Tag Cops Racist, Anti-Immigr (tags)

Filipino groups are outraged over what many are calling "a blatant act of police brutality, racial discrimination, and anti-immigrant sentiment" on the part of two Jersey City police officers who arrested and detained a young Filipino who was about to file a complaint against an erring cab driver. Alan James Alda, 25, a Jersey City warehouse worker originally from Manila, was startled when police suddenly "arrested and threw him into a detention cell" at approximately 3 am on Saturday after he asked for the names of the two police officers who rudely dismissed his complaint against cab driver for overcharging fare. The two police officers were later identified as Sgt. Dennis Halleran and Officer A. Nunez of the Jersey City Police Department.

Police Brutality Strikes Filipino Youth in Jersey City (tags)

Jersey City, NJ-- Filipino groups are outraged over what many are calling "a blatant act of police brutality, racial discrimination, and anti-immigrant sentiment" on the part of two Jersey City police officers who arrested and detained a young Filipino who was about to file a complaint against an erring cab driver. Alan James Alda, 25, a Jersey City warehouse worker originally from Manila, was startled when police suddenly "arrested and threw him into a detention cell" at approximately 3 am on Saturday after he asked for the names of the two police officers who rudely dismissed his complaint against cab driver for overcharging fare. The two police officers were later identified as Sgt. Dennis Halleran and Officer A. Nunez of the Jersey City Police Department.

Cops even violate the civil rights of fellow cops! (tags)

Hell the NYPD pigs even violate the civil rights of their fellow cops when they spy on them!

OC police clamp down on immigrant-rights activists (tags)

Whether posing as protesters or cutting off speeches, OC police clamp down on immigrant-rights activists

CM Mayor Puts Choke-hold On First Amendment During Immigration Crackdown (tags)

Mayor Allan Mansoor of Costa Mesa lets lets Minuteman followers have there say, but cuts off immigrant rights activists.

COLLECTIVO TONANTZIN’S RESPONSE TO ARREST OF COYOTL TEZCALIPOCA - TODAY @ 6 pm! (tags)

Collectivo Tonantzin and supporters will hold a press conference to address concerns about the arrest of Coyotl Tezcalipoca and state of affairs in Costa Mesa.

Protest against Costa Mesa's Decision to Deputize (tags)

Protest against Costa Mesa's Decision to Deputize Police Officers

Speak Out Against Costa Mesa City Council (tags)

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UGSOA is Losing Members by The Hundreds - 387 in Less Then 2 Months (tags)

What's going on at UGSOA ? It seems President Jim Vissar is once again trying to deceive the members into thinking that the UGSOA International union is financially sound, when it reported Total Net Assets of Just $56,969 dollars or .17 cents per member. This Financially Broke Storefront Union is in Serious Trouble.

March/Protest Against Costa Mesa's Decision to Deputize Police Officers (tags)

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Silent Coup D' etat in Los Angeles (tags)

The Ideologically-driven forces of the extreme right have secretly been nourishing and empowering a brutal police-state system of justice in Los Angeles. The main component of this system consists of a 600-person army of corrupt, LAPD-sanctioned so-called judges whose main task is to coverup acts of LAPD misconduct and brutality.

Nothing Changes After Santa Ana Police Abuse Protest (tags)

What is the purpose of protesting police abuse if not to organize our communities? A tiny band of demonstrators got a good response from the community, but the moment seems to have been lost. Photo and video coverage at the original website: http://www.ocorganizer.com/html/police_abuse.html

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the bush white welfare police state and cocaine delivery service (tags)

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SECURITY GUARD - SECURITY OFFICER NEWS (tags)

U.S. DEPARTMENT HOMELAND SECURITY POLICE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION ANNONCES UNITE TO WIN CAMPAIGN FOR SECURITY POLICE OFFICERS NATIONWIDE http://unitetowin.homestead.com/index.html

Murrieta Activist burns flag, assaulted by police and crowd, now he's facing charges (tags)

A Murrieta activist burned a U.S. flag to protest the war in Iraq. A furious crowd of police officers and the public assault him. Now he's facing criminal charges including inciting a riot.

Baldwin Park 2, the Rematch! (tags)

A more detailed look at the anti-hate rally in Baldwin Park, Claiofrnia, on June 25'th.

Who Shot Biggie Smalls? (tags)

A break in the Notorioous B.I.G. worngful death case.

Is fragging yanqui goons murder? (tags)

Fragging has its purpose. After all, it helped end the war in Vietnam didn't it? Is it murder, as the US rulers and their lackies in the anti-war movement would have it? Or is it a selfless act of consern for the lives of our working class brothers and sisters in the third world?

Minuteman Flap Leads to Home Search (tags)

The search for the flashlight angered Dang's attorney, who called it political retaliation for Dang's open criticism of police tactics during the demonstration. "It's seems bizarre," said attorney B. Kwaku Duren.

osaka@Urgent report about Nishinari park tent community! (tags)

I report this msg about crisis of 75 homeless residents living in Nishinari park. recently, osaka city authorities planed to build some underground constructions on some parts of Nishinari park. however, city authorities(park officers) try to plan to evict the homeless comrades living in this park.

homeless people in osaka face the oppression by osaka city government. (tags)

saluton from osaka. recently, homeless people in osaka face the oppression by osaka city government. most of city officers illegally have gotten big wages from public-money for many years.

S. KOREA. MIGRANT WORKERS STRUGGLE (tags)

...is continuing. Latest news about Anwar, the recently arrested president of MTU.

San Bernardino activist takes police department to court (tags)

Shirley Goodwin suffered at the hands of a San Bernardino Police Department officer who stormed her house over a $35 pet violation. Eight years later, she takes him to trial.

Arizona National Guard Busted Smuggling Coke Into US (tags)

16 soldiers, law officers charged FBI sting uncovers drug conspiracy Susan Carroll and Dennis Wagner The Arizona Republic May. 13, 2005 12:00 AM TUCSON - Sixteen current and former soldiers and law-enforcement officers were implicated Thursday in a "widespread" cocaine-trafficking conspiracy that FBI officials said will eventually bring down more public officials.

HOW CATHEDRAL CITY, CALIFORNIA IS STEALING $65,000 FROM ME (tags)

Small town is just as crooked as BIG TOWN L.A.,and using the law to their advantage in a long vendetta against a citizen.

Riverside Council Member disses community police commission (tags)

A Riverside City Council member calls the Police Commission a piece of trash, yet no one will put his comment in the written record... Why?

Tasers and Our Fight Against Police Brutality (tags)

Tasers may save some lives, but seem to increase police brutality.

Protest against Donovan Jackson verdict in Inglewood (tags)

Should cops beat up minority teens and become millionaires? Say no, by protesting the verdict at Inglewood City Hall

Officers who beat Donovan Jackson rewarded by jury (tags)

Beat a Black teen and cover it up, and win $2.4 million.

VONS PICKETERS FILE POLICE HARASSMENT SUIT (tags)

Hermosa Beach officers are the primary defendants. Nine plaintiffs claim loss of civil rights.

Kerry rally brings fucked up charges (tags)

Cops lie to Grand Jury to get bogus indictments on three local activists.

The Equality Fallacy (tags)

COINTELPRO has a new name in the North East. They call it "feuding." Next thing you know, they'll call rape "what she had coming to her."

FEDERAL OFFICER CONTINUES IN 4 YEAR STRUGGLE TO HAVE CONGRESS INVESTIGATE GROSS CORRUPTION (tags)

Gross Corruption reported to CONGRESSMAN HUNTER and others only met with retaliation by Federal Agencies.. Federal Officer prosecuted for "medical/ mental incompetence" for whistle blower letters to Congress.............

Anti-war Protest in Hollywood (tags)

Hollywood's citizens protest gets ugly marred by police brutality!

Anarchy Is Not the Answer (tags)

Anarchy is not the answer for activists or independent media outlets that take their business of reform seriously. Independent Media groups and activists around the country (no matter how loosely organized) can not afford the luxury of either acting like, or being labeled, anarchists.

UGSOA Members Vote to Stop the Payment of Dues to UGSOA (tags)

UGSOA are Fighting Back Against UGSOA

Israeli shot dead by LA cops (tags)

Los Angeles police and the county district attorney are investigating the death of Assaf Dery, a 25-year-old Israeli, who was shot and killed by police officers on Friday.

Police Beating Caught on Tape in LA (tags)

(Los Angeles-KABC, June 23, 2004) — Police in Los Angeles chased a man suspected of driving a stolen car. The arrest, caught on tape, shows an officer hitting the man repeatedly with a flashlight after he appeared to surrender.

Reform of L..A. County Jails is Needed (tags)

Jail task force urges jail reform and preparation for former inmates to be released into society.

Philippines 2003: how 300 troops mutiny unmasked "war on terror" (tags)

[As you may notice, I’ve cut this part of the article because the question of peace talks between the left party RPMP-RPA-ABB and the Government has obviously nothing to do with the gangsters of GUAC. It's better to avoid any confusion. – Felix Zorba, October 7, 2003]

LOS ANGELES: AMERICA'S FALLUJA (tags)

The LA murder rate is going up and the police chief has requested more officers. But California is broke and cannot afford to recruit. Civil rights lawyer Connie Rice warns that with too few officers to "police humanely", parts of the city may as well be in Falluja.

Military's officer corps: too political? (tags)

"There is a lot of dissension right now about the Iraq war plan, or lack of plan, within the uniformed community, both at leadership and rank and file levels. It may well be that more retired folks are speaking out because they feel that the uniformed folks cannot."

Community action from ECO Maya (tags)

Celebrating our culture and protecting our Mother Earth, Connecting the Environment, Culture and Heritage

GRAHAM VOTES FOR FOREHEAD (tags)

Senator Bob Graham indicated that he would rather be shot in the forehead than in the back, however I suggest an organized retreat due to the small number of troops extmated to be 150,000. This leaves us outnumbered by quite a few registered voters that support the right to bear arms.

Riverside Police Commission under fire (tags)

The debate over whether Riverside's only form of civilian oversight over its police department will continue to exist continues, but questions are asked about its independence.

Riverside Police Commission under fire (tags)

After the most recent elections for city council, it became clear to most community members that Riverside's only civilian form of police oversight might be placed on the chopping block.

Marchers Protesting Elimination of Police Overtime Pay Brutalized by Police (tags)

(satire)

Does Riverside's Police Commision have a future? (tags)

Only five years into its existance, Riverside's only form of civilian oversight has come under attack from a familiar foe: the RPOA

VOTE LADA Steve Cooley Out Super Tuesday! (tags)

COPS GETTING AWAY WITH CRIME & MURDER, TERRORIST CONNECTIONS, INABILTY TO PROSECUTE BIG CASES, CORUPTION, LIES, Hey, that sounds like a republican!

Second Hung Jury on Inglewood Cop Who Beat Donovan Jackson (tags)

Copied from the LA Times, about the Jeremy Morse case.

Clergy leave on pilmigrage to pray for Steven Burd's shriveled soul (tags)

A bus pilgrimage left from a Vons this morning to hold a prayer vigil at Safeway CEO Steven Burd's home. Speakers at the boarding rally included Jews, Muslims, Christians

Protester=Criminal? (tags)

That these issues I keep hearing about--of the increased use of police and military force in this country--are real. They're not happening in the future; they're happening today.

Robert (Ruckus) Middaugh-Olivarria Trail to Begin (tags)

Robert (Ruckus) Middaugh-Olivarria Trail is to Begin on Jan. 20th 9:00 AM at United States District Courthouse 312 North Spring Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 in Hon. William Matthew Byrne, Jr. Court Room

We Are Resisting! Conference (tags)

Anti-Imperialist/Anti-Capitalist Conference June 30-July 3, 2004 in Lawrence, KS, followed by a day of action on July 4, in Leavenworth, KS.

Latest News about Jeremy Morse Trial (tags)

Bring some people up to speed on the inglewood trial. Jeremy Morse was arrested for Driving under the influence of drugs or alchohol over the thanksgiving holiday weekend by el segundo police. Seems that mitchell crooks, or the "amatuer cameraman" Did some time for that too! Funny how karma works. Jeremy Morse is due back in court jan 20 for his drunken driving charge. Kudos to mitchell crooks for learning from his time in the spotlight, unlike morse who now is facing child abuse charges and driving drunk. WoW good thing mitchell caught him when he did! Heres an update since the last trial.

6 cops shot - 4 dead (tags)

Well things are looking up for the new year already. I would ask that further and better particulars of the LA action be posted asap.Tia.

Racism (tags)

"I will admit that there are some right-wing pseudo-christian, groups like voz de aztlan in whitey-er, I mean whittier, calfornia, that promote homophobia and anti-jewish american sentiment, but they reflect only a small, middle class, Anglo-identified segment of the larger Latino and Native American community. "

Ritt Goldstein: A Police State Rising? (tags)

Investigative journalist Ritt Goldstein's chronicle on the rise and ramifications of police power...from both journalistic and deeply personal perspectives.

Former RPD officer commends Cincinnetti police for killing Nathanial Jones (tags)

The man who once joked about Tyisha Miller's tragic death pens a letter asking that officers be commended for killing Nathanial Jones in Cincinnetti

October 22nd Anti-Police Brutality Protest in OC (tags)

See below

October 22nd Protest in OC! (tags)

Please read below.

October 22nd March in OC (tags)

Please see below.

Anti-Police Brutality March in OC (tags)

Please see below.

SECURITY OFFICERS UNION - SPFPA - JOIN US TODAY (tags)

The SPFPA has approximately 20,000 active members in the United States, SPFPA is the largest International Union of Security, Police and Fire Protection Officers in America today!

Protest of 27 pilots highlights class divisions in Israel (tags)

Palestine-Israel

Stop Police Brutality (O22) Protest in OC (tags)

Join us on Wednesday, October 22, 2003 at 4PM in Anaheim for a walk against police brutality. Meet at the intersection of Katella and Harbor.

The School of the Americas-Hip Hop (tags)

Microplatform "escracha" . The School of the Americas(in georgia, u.s.a)

More Bush Lies exposed :no smallpox in Iraq (tags)

LOOKS LIKE EVEN MORE LIES HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO THE BRAINWASHED MASSES. Top American scientists assigned to the weapons hunt in Iraq found no evidence Saddam Hussein's regime was making or stockpiling smallpox, The Associated Press has learned from senior military officers involved in the search.

Who Was Neil Stonechild? (tags)

SASKATOON - Saskatoon's police chief says officers may have been dumping native people outside the city for years, an admission that comes as new information emerges about a 13-year-old case.

Anarchism and the trash can.... (tags)

Nice banner, nice trashcan.....

THE COP-OUT! #1 (tags)

THE COP-OUT! is a bi-weekly radical review of police-oriented websites by activist/author Kirsten Anderberg. She will review sites covering everything from police stress, to riot gear, to cop humor...from an activist's point of view.

Protest results from questionable police shooting (tags)

On Sunday, August 10 at about 6:30 pm, Police Officer Alma Andrade fatally shot Yousuf Mollah after responding to a complaint. Five days later, the community of which Mullah was a part demanded answers as to the necessity and justice of his death.

Philippines: 300 troops mutiny unmasks "war on terror" (tags)

A group of 296 soldiers - 70 junior officers and 226 enlisted men of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)- staged on July 27 a siege of the Oakwood Premier luxury hotel at the Ayala Center in Makati.

U.N. Policeman Assassinated in Kosovo (tags)

A sniper shot Satish Menon, 43, of India, on Sunday as the policeman traveled in a U.N. car. About 4,000 U.N. police officers patrol Kosovo alongside 5,000 local officers.

The Railroading of Officer Jeremy Morse (tags)

One thing that has become very clear to me since seeing the videotape of the July 6 incident in Inglewood, Calif. involving Police Officer Jeremy Morse and teenager Donovan Jackson is that Officer Morse is being railroaded.

POLICE STATE ON THE MARCH! (tags)

This article and cartoon were originally posted in July 2002 soon after the Donovan Jackson incident. The work has precient relevency in light of the recent mistrial. cartoon © 2002 by charles amsellem. activists may reproduce for non profit use only. all other rights reserved.

Donovan Jackson Beating Photo (tags)

Inglewood Police officers holding handcuffed 16-year-old Donovan Jackson against their cruiser, July 6, 2002. Officers were videotaped beating and slamming the boy's head against the car. Amateur video still distributed by AP.

SPFPA LEADS BATTLE TO PROTECT SECURITY UNIONS and MEMBERS (tags)

SEIU IS NOW RAIDING SECURITY UNIONS ALL ACROSS THE UNITED STATES

SPFPA LEADS BATTLE TO PROTECT SECURITY UNIONS AND ITS MEMBERS (tags)

SEIU IS NOW RAIDING SECURITY UNIONS ALL ACROSS THE UNITED STATES

SEIU IS NOW RAIDING SECURITY UNIONS ALL ACROSS THE UNITED STATES (tags)

SPFPA LEADS BATTLE TO PROTECT SECURITY UNIONS and MEMBERS!

AIDS Activist Dr. Boyd Graves Arrested In His Own Yard! (tags)

Activist Graves arrested on Independence Day SAN DIEGO - Human rights activist Boyd E. Graves was arrested in front of his San Diego home early Friday morning on charges of disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct.

Inglewood pig trial (tags)

Pigs on trial for cowardly beating in inglewood

LAPD-demo "Scuffle" Info (tags)

Peacenik activism, unwilling to confront police violence when and where it happens, will never change anything in the United States. A (reposted) response to a call for info on the arrests at the demo.

Is Answer the Answer? (tags)

Peacenik activism, unwilling to confront police violence when and where it happens, will never change anything in the United States.

Leftist Starving the Poor (a la Mao) (tags)

Science offers the poor bread. . . the left offers a circus. Continuing in its grand tradition of starving the poor to death. . . the left opposes advances in food sciences!

SEIU Local 36 United For Power Committee Fights For Union Democracy (tags)

The Local 36 United For Power Committee, a rank and file prodemocracy group inside SEIU Local 36 is fighting to win!

SPFPA Defeats SEIU in Battle to Represent 450 Seattle Security Professionals (tags)

Court orders SEIU to PAY BACK DUES and FEES to over 450 officers. SPFPA is now named the Legal represenative of these officers.

SEIU FOUND GUILTY of VIOLATING SECURITY OFFICERS RIGHTS (tags)

Court orders SEIU to PAY BACK DUES and FEES to over 450 officers. SPFPA is now named the Legal represenative of these officers.

SEIU FOUND GUILTY of VIOLATING SECURITY OFFICERS RIGHTS (tags)

Court orders SEIU to PAY BACK DUES and FEES to over 450 officers. SPFPA is now named the Legal represenative of these officers.

Riverside Police Department shooting to be investigated (tags)

The fourth shooting by Riverside Police Department officers will also be the fourth shooting investigated by the city's Police Commission.

Wall Street Journal Report (tags)

A Major Balks at Directive And Gets Relieved of Duty

LAPD IN IRAQ (tags)

As in Los Angeles... so in Iraq. LAPD Police Officers train "reformed" Iraqi Policemen (the same Police who served Saddam), in the fine arts of crowd control.

Police State: SWAT Teams and Toy Soldiers (tags)

"...I just have a low tolerance for cowards who brutalize and terrorize people and pretend that it makes them some sort of hero."

SPFPA America's Union for Security Professionals (tags)

Major SPFPA VICTORY : The Issue is Settled - 1200 Security Professionals VOTE … SPFPA : Fatal Setback for Embattled Phony SEIU Scam Union NUSP !

Oakland antiwar protest gets ugly (tags)

OAKLAND, California (CNN) -- Police used "sting balls," wooden projectiles and bean bags Monday to control a crowd of about 600 antiwar demonstrators attempting to block two gates leading to a large shipping company at the Port of Oakland.

Riverside Police Department Brass labels protesters, 'anarchists' (tags)

In what can be called an unfortunate lack of insight, Riverside Police Department police chief expresses his belief that the peaceful anti-war demonstrators are 'anarchists' as his agency begins to place protest leaders under surveillance

U.S. Begins Rounding Up Iraqi Civilians (tags)

The War Of Terror enters a new stage as the Invading Occupation forces of the Bush Junta begin preparations to round up "suspicious" civilians in their new Oil Patch (Formerly Iraq).

More Civilian Casualties (tags)

US Hands off Sadam!!!

Need witnesses (tags)

HELP! HELP! I was arrested at anti-war rally being charged with Obstructing a Police Officer (alternate felony/misdemeanor)...I need Witnesses

LAPD Probes Protest Claims (tags)

LAPD investigation of police misconduct at anti-war protests. Near the end of this article, the author mentions a possible meeting between LAPD and protesters. If anyone has information about this meeting, please pass it along.

Concerning Tension Between Activists and Police (Related to PCC Police Brutality) (tags)

A message to acitivists, police, and people in general to help spread the anti-war movement progressively. This message in no way advocates that the offending officers shouldn't be brought up in criminal charges. It's a response to combat the problem.

REPORT FROM OCCUPIED HOLLYWOOD(photos of brutal arrest and police tactics at oscars) (tags)

Photos of police at oscars, including brutal arrest of an innocent man leaving the scene

LAPD trashes the First Amendment for the Oscar Awards Ceremony (tags)

At various times, Sunset and Highland became a warzone as dozens of LAPD officers pushed and shoved anti-war protestors away from the intersection, and, in one instance, entered the McDonald's parking lot with their batons drawn.

Life Imitates Art: Police Brutality at Academy Awards Anti-War Protest (tags)

At the Anti-War Rally held on March 23 at the Academy Awards in Hollywood, a group of demonstrators who marched through a nearby neighborhood were shoved by LAPD officers with their batons as they crossed in the crosswalk at Highland and Hollywood. The police pushed the crowd lforcefully with their batons, leading to a small stamped and the injury of several people, including a woman with multiple scorosis.

Over 50 protest in Riverside, one activist slashed by counter-demonstrator (tags)

Though crowds are smaller in Riverside, we received another reminder of the dangers of protesting a war in California's most conservative corner.

M20 Westwood Protest (tags)

Art photo and article. The LA Times online story about the protest is totally inaccurate! I describe my experience.

Over 250 protest in Riverside amidst heavy police presense (tags)

Over 250 protesters congregated to demonstrate against the war, and dozens of police officers from three law enforcement agencies showed up

Police Oppression at Anti-War Protest (tags)

Police clearly make is known that Black Bloc is not welcomed in Los Angeles.

Riverside protesters show up in force against war (tags)

Over 50 people protest against the war in Iraq in Riverside, amidst death threats, jeers and a lot of honks in support.

Speak Out Against Police Brutality tonight (tags)

show up to Santa Ana City Council meeting to speak out against the police murder of youth

Speak Out Against Police Brutality in Santa Ana (tags)

see below, "k"

Speak Out Against Police Brutality in Santa Ana-tonight (tags)

please see below

Speak Out Against Police Brutality in Santa Ana tomorrow (tags)

Come one, come all

ACTIVISTS CLAIM SANTA ANA POLICE CRACKING DOWN ON DISSENT (tags)

Massive police presence at last Santa Ana City Council meeting leads to arrest, harassment, and illegal detentions

"Global empire meets global intifada" (tags)

From ten to thirty million people worldwide took to the streets on February 15th to express their revulsion at the White House's war fever. It was without doubt the biggest protest ever. The rise of a world public was the necessary counterpart to the transformation of the U.S. into a world empire. Global protest was born earlier, but Saturday's protest was the moment the masses of the world looked in the mirror and recognized themselves as members of one planet with one supreme interest, to live in peace with each other.

SPFPA America's Union for Security Professionals (tags)

SPFPA ANNOUNCES NEW STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN : RESPECT FOR CALIFORNIA SECURITY PROFESSIONALS

Embattled union SEIU in ad campaign (tags)

A labor union representing security officers in San Francisco office buildings, engaged in fruitless contract negotiations and competition for workers' loyalties

SPEAK OUT AGAINST POLICE HARRASSMENT IN ANAHEIM TOMORROW! (tags)

OCRC@MAIL.COM

SPEAK OUT AGAINST ANAHEIM PD TOMORROW !!! (tags)

OCRC@MAIL.COM

SPEAK OUT AGAINST ANAHEIM PD TOMORROW !!! (tags)

ocrc@mail.com

Two L.A.P.D. Officers Shoot Driver (tags)

something must be done about this

Letter of Complaint to Anaheim Police Chief Roger Baker re: Unitarian Church (02/01/03) (tags)

Did Anaheim Police truly believe a small benefit show was going to attract hundreds of wild teenagers armed with Molotov cocktails who were plotting to march up Harbor Blvd. toward Disneyland and burn the Magic Kingdom to the ground?

Statement to Anaheim City Council regarding incident at Unitarian Church (tags)

A small platoon of Anaheim police officers waged a fierce battle to shutdown a small event being held on church grounds that was organized by a political prisoner support group.

The Killing Fields revisited: The Riverside police department post consent-decree (tags)

Two years after it entered into a consent decree with the state, the Riverside Police Department has had an increase in fatal officer-involved shootings as its union desperately tries to rewrite the history the agency lived before the shooting of Tyisha Miller

Inside The Mind Of A Black Man Being Denied Justice (tags)

On March 22, 2001, a simple traffic stop by two LAPD officers escalated into a high-speed police pursuit after Raynell Carmichael was mistakenly presumed to be a murder suspect. This pursuit amounted to nothing more than a "police manhunt for a murder suspect" who in fact was no murder suspect at all. The vehicle he was driving was properly registered to his wife, yet according to LAPD spokespersons during the televised pursuit and later in the news, Carmichael was said to be driving a vehicle that was stolen and associated with a murder suspect.

Anaheim police lose battle to squash free speech (tags)

Civil liberties are won only when masses of people organize with one another to vigorously assert and defend their rights.

Police Incompetence-Tell Em What YOU Think!! (tags)

Police pullover family, arrest them, shoot their dog, and laugh about it. One problem, NO CRIME WAS COMMITTED!

Police Commission to investigate RPD shooting (tags)

After hearing comments from over 10 community members concerning a Hispanic man shot by police officers, the Community Police Review Commission decided to investigate independantly

Poetic justice for undercover piggys (tags)

instant karma-just add violence

SPFPA America's Union for Security Professionals (tags)

Security Officers Win Major Training Increase to Protect Building Tenants, Public

SPFPA America's Union for Security Professionals (tags)

Security Officers Win Major Training Increase to Protect Building Tenants, Public

Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against City of Portland (tags)

Text, Photos and Audio from Lawsuit Press Conference

NY Village Voice Article on October 22nd (tags)

An article in the NY Village Voice on the October 22nd coalition's National Day of Protest against Police Brutality for regional logistics visit indymedia sites and www.october22.org

October 22nd Coaliton Attacked and arrested (tags)

Look at below post for info about the National Day Against Police Brutality

Anti-Terrorist Unit Uses Excessive Force On Indigenous Family (tags)

INSET, the RCMP's new post-Sept. 11 anti-terrorist team, which raided my home and office on July 30, continues to target political dissent in Canada. This latest raid, carried out against Native rights activists on Sept. 23, shows more of INSET's true colours. David Barbarash

Martinez Family to Hold Protest Against Downey Police Shooting of Their Unarmed Son (tags)

Seven months ago a videotape captured Gonzalo Martinez's encounter with the Downey police. The tape ended as police fired with handguns and a machine gun, killing Martinez, 26, and spraying shots through a residential neighborhood. Martinez had his hands in the air and was unarmed. For the last seven months, the Martinez family has led protests outside Downey City Hall. The FBI and the Los Angeles County district attorney's office are investigating but no charges against any police officers have been filed.

Police Assault Caught on Video- NYC (tags)

The police have been caught on video macing a man already cuffed, in the same precint of the Abner Louima. This brutal incident is more of call to protest police terror, especially with the National Day of Protest against Police Brutality OCT. 22nd. www.october22.org

Neo-Nazi Poses with Las Vegas Police (tags)

SPREAD WIDELY

Another Bush on the pipe (tags)

Hey, I wonder what would happen to any of us -- mere plebians -- if we were found w/ a rock of crack cocaine while in detention. Suffice to say we'd be facing a long prison stay. NOT IF YOU"RE A FRIGGIN' BUSH. Can you say Noelle for president in 2024? (Oh yeah, Neil Bush, the pResident's brother (and friend of John Hinkley, and S & L scam artist), just got a divorce. Family values!)

SPFPA .... Amnerica's Security Union (tags)

Since 9/11 Security Officers from around the Country are joining SPFPA .... America's Union for Security Police Officers

SPFPA Leads Battle to Protect Security Officers! (tags)

SPFPA forms National Alliance of Police, Security and Corrections Organizations (NAPSCO) to protect and advance security unions nationwide.

SEIU are UNION BUSTERS (tags)

SEIU - SF Janitors To Picket Union Hall & Andy Sterns House by Bay Area Workers Democracy Network united@labornet.org (415)861-6810

LA and the Bay: Transgenders Sue Police, Beauty School (tags)

San Francisco Transgendered Man has filed $25 million suit against San Francisco law enforcement officials for brutality and verbal slurs. In a related story, reported earlier on this newswire, attorney Gloria Allred is representing a Transgendered woman in a discrimination lawsuit also announced Aug. 8 against a Los Angeles beauty school that refused to accept her.

Washington, DC: Olive Branch House Evicted (tags)

Four federal marshalls and a few MPD officers came at a little before 9:00 this morning, August 7. They came to the door with shotguns drawn. The marshals presented eviction papers, asked for residents' identification and photographed the residents, including some rudely awakened and still in their pajamas.

Italian police planted petrol bombs on G8 summit protesters (tags)

What a surprise!

Inglewood: What Do You Think? (tags)

This funny piece was swiped from The Onion

Short Update on Jackson-Chavis (tags)

Summary of a short conversation with Michael Zinzun of CAPA and the Donovan Jackson-Chavis Justice Committee.

LAPD Capt. claims Hollywood is no Inglewood for Transgenders, Gays (tags)

An LA Police Capt. claims in an interview in a Gay/Trans paper that Hollywood cops are cool with queer folk, but some Transgender women recently told your author that the same precint refused to take their complaint of a street robbery, and others complained of vice harassment at their apartment. Read and comment.

RTF webmaster (Sherman Austin) stopped/detained by police because of web site (tags)

Sherman Austin (raisethefist.com webmaster) stopped/detained by police while riding his bike....

Man Who Taped Police Beating Arrested in L.A. (tags)

Mitchell Crooks arrested before he could testify to Grand Jury! Crooks' arrest was videotaped and broadcast on local KCAL-TV, showing undercover officers hustling him into a sports utility vehicle with tinted windows outside the studios of CNN as the 27-year-old man repeatedly screamed for help.

Orange County Activist Jailed on July 4, at Costa Mesa Nike Town Protest (tags)

Naui Huitzilopochtli, an Orange County activist, wasarrested yesterday in Costa Mesa, at a Nike Town Protest. He is in desperate need of legal defense funds. Please distribute this information to anyone who can help.

Flashpoints Radio July 11: Inglewood videographer arrested; Jenin hit again; mo (tags)

KPFA Flashpoints Radio July 11, 2002: -Inglewood cop videographer arrested/ live screaming audio, Robert Knight report (4 min) -Vieques protests continue under charges Vieques crew helped Venezualan coup attempt (16 min) -ISM Cleva Butterly from Jenin where crazed Israelis open fire on marketplace once again, hitting a ten year old and two journalists (18 min) -Network Against Disinformation (NAD) action tomorrow Friday, noon, at the SF Chronicle building at 901 Mission Street cross street Fifth... PLEASE SHOW UP! -end of show (12 min

Donovan Jackson-Chavis Justice Committee on Sat 7/13 (tags)

The Donovan Jackson-Chavis Justice Committee will hold a meeting and rally Saturday, July 13, 2002 at 5:00 pm at Faith United Methodist Church | 1713 W. 108th Street near Western in Los Angeles This meeting will dispel rumors, educate the public to the truth of the matter, and build support for Donovan Jackson-Chavis, a victim of police brutality.

Video shows white LAPD officer beating black teenager (tags)

A white Los Angeles police officer was suspended after being shown on a videotape slamming a handcuffed black teenager on to the back of a patrol car and punching him in the face as he was being arrested.

Inglewood Cop Taped Punching Handcuffed Teen (tags)

LOS ANGELES –– An amateur video shows Inglewood police officers punching a teenager and slamming his head against the hood of a patrol car, and the department said it will investigate.

Raining on Loretta Sanchez's Parade (tags)

SANCHEZ FUNDRAISER/JOE DUNN GIG BUSTED UP BY PROTESTERS!

Lively and robust demonstration disrupts Sanchez fundraiser (tags)

On Saturday, June 29, 2002, more than twenty demonstrators expressing opposition to Congresswoman Sanchez's support of stationing INS agents in the Anaheim City Jail converged on a tiny sidewalk cafe in downtown Santa Ana where each person in attendance paid $75 to hear her speak.

FORMER PEACE BROKER CRITICIZES EU (tags)

The inclusion of the Colombian guerrilla organization FARC in the EU list of terrorist groups deals a fatal blow to the possibilities of striking humanitarian deals between rebels and government, says former peace broker Carlos Lozano.

Police Misconduct (tags)

Off-duty Vallejo cop leads Sacramento police on a high-speed chase and he isn't arrested or cited.

Police Misconduct (tags)

Off-duty Vallejo cop leads Sacramento police on a high-speed chase and he isn't arrested or cited.

LB Rally against Police Repression (tags)

Protestors say LBPD ramed accused to stave off probe of jailings.

Bloomfield, New Jersey. Cop killling of Santiago Villanueva (tags)

community activist and musician murdered by police officers in Bloomfield

update on political prisoner in southern california! (tags)

read about the newest happenings with Matthew Lamont and Jeff Hendricks

Acticist arrested in Brazil on May 1st: Accused of being a terrorist (tags)

Activist illegally arrested and in São Paulo, Brazil. This is an exact and full translation of a front article in the Brazilian IMC which has not yet been published in English. Please pass it on...

RCMP Corruption Cartoon (tags)

cartoon c 2002 by charles amsellem Mountie Fired For Speaking Out

U.S. Attorney to release decision in Tyisha Miller shooting (tags)

After three years of investigating, the U.S. Attorneys office plans to announce its decision on whether to file charges against the four officers who killed Tyisha Miller. But if the news is good, why all the cloak and dagger behavior regarding where to make this announcement, and to whom?

Protests in the airport in Fortaleza. (tags)

They are forced her be from front to one camera camcorder their faces are recorded in several angles.

SFPD: Get Out of Hunters Point (tags)

Pigs out of Hunters Point

Occuption Begins to Crack (tags)

To date, 272 officers and soldiers of the Israeli army have signed the initiative to refuse to serve the illegal Israeli occupation of Palestinians, while thousands of other Israeli citizens have expressed their support. Those that have signed are not pacifists nor are they particularly radical. They are well- trained combat officers and soldiers who are no longer willing to take part in the crimes being committed against the Palestinians.

Arbitrater orders two officers who shot Tyisha Miller back to work (tags)

An independent arbitrater ruled that former Riverside Police Department officers Michael Alaga and Wayne Stewart must be allowed to return to work by April 30, to the disgust of many members of the African-American community.

March Against Police Brutality in Long Beach (tags)

Feb 9th. 3pm. Lincoln Park (Broadway and Pacific) in Long Beach. This saturday.

March Against the Long Beach Pig Department (tags)

Feb 9th, 2002. 3 pm. Broadway and pacific (lincoln park) in long beach. bring signs.

March Against Police Brutality in Long Beach (tags)

the tyranny of the long beach pig department must be stopped!

March Against Police Brutality in Long Beach (tags)

March Against Police Brutality in Long Beach on Feb 9th at 3pm. At Lincoln park (broadway and pacific) in long beach.

March Against Long Beach Police Brutality Feb 9th (tags)

Recently the LBPD have begun intesifying there campaign against free speech and demonstrators in Long Beach. People have been arrested unlawfully, followed home, and physically attacked. It is important that the entire community show up for this one!

March Against Police Brutality in Long Beach (tags)

The March starts from Lincoln Park [Broadway+Pacific] next to the main Long Beach Library. The March starts at 3pm.

March Against Long Beach Police Department For Murder Of Elderly Woman (tags)

MARCH AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY FEB 16th Lincoln Park 3pm

Tyisha Miller's Killers reinstated by arbitrator (tags)

Over three years after the tragic shooting of Tyisha Miller by Riverside Police Department officers, an independent arbitrator has ruled that officers Michael Alagna and Wayne Stewart should never have been fired and every attempt should be made to repair their damaged reputations...

LA Police Resistance to Respectful Language towards Transgenders (tags)

A December 15 Los Angeles Times article quotes LA Police as being resistant to use "she" pronoun when adressing male-to-female trnasgenders, and to department directive to conduct survey of racial profiling stops.

29 Pentagon officers eliminated - Could it be true? (tags)

12-14-01 I received notice this morning that these FEW men who are trying to betray us are 29 officers in top positions at the Pentagon. 12-15-01 My top TRUE White Knight sources tell me they are ON MISSIONS to get rid of these traitors and to get our prosperity deliveries and NESARA doneIMMEDIATELY! 12-16-01 Friday, the 29 Pentagon officers got what they deserved for trying to stand in the way of our deliveries and NESARA. They were "totally eliminated" and the locations of their deaths were terrible sights to behold, I'm told

not a joke... new LA police doll (tags)

The 'LAPD Patrol Officer West' action figure toy, sold by the Los Angeles Police Protective League sells for $32. Features on the figure include: 1/6 Scale authentic collector figure with fully poseable action body, diecast metal weapons and accessories, firearm, baton, radio, flashlight, duty belt, and handcuffs.

Officer Acquitted in Ohio Shooting (tags)

AP/David Kohl Cincinnati police officer Stephen Roach leaves the courtroom with his wife, Erin, after court was adjourned for the day Friday, Sept. 21 in Cincinnati.

Things You Should Not Forget Archive #01 GOVERNMENT PROPAGANDA EXPERTS IN CNN (tags)

PSYOPS

I Witnessed in Front of the Seattle City Council; Sept; 5th, 2001. (tags)

Trauma is born By US all: Terrorism. [(Posted on many IndyMedia sites around the world and in the US; (plus other web sites and forums); and sent to 2,000 activists, newspapers, and organizations (people); plus 500 in United States Federal Government; and 150 or so in local (Seattle) government: September 5th, 2001.).)]. http://seattle.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=6504&group=webcast

Trauma is born - or created? Trauma is born By US all. Terrorism (tags)

.................SEATTLE A Call to Seattle RESIDENTS - WITNESS'S NEEDED; To Seattle Police officers - crashing into Seattle police officer's, and shooting 20 to 39(?) bullets at Seattle Police officers; July 10th, 2001; 1:32 AM; [Just North of - the crest of the hill - at east Roanoke St and Harvard Ave East - (on Capitol Hill).]. If you live in the area and have felt, (or feel), any "endangerment" (or fear) due to this event; (or if you feel you have any information you would like to witness); Please contact: ..... WITNESS, PO Box 85503, SEA WA, 98145-1503 ... ...[Email: kennspace@hotmail.com]

WORD-CONSUMPTION-INTOLERANCE+Execution-or-SUICIDE?=IGNORANCE-is-FEAR. (tags)

.................SEATTLE A Call to Seattle RESIDENTS - WITNESS'S NEEDED; To Seattle Police officers - crashing into Seattle police officer's, and shooting 20 to 39(?) bullets at Seattle Police officers; July 10th, 2001; 1:32 AM; [Just North of - the crest of the hill - at east Roanoke St and Harvard Ave East - (on Capitol Hill).]. If you live in the area and have felt, (or feel), any "endangerment" (or fear) due to this event; (or if you feel you have any information you would like to witness); Please contact: ..... WITNESS, PO Box 85503, SEA WA, 98145-1503 ... ... [Email: kennspace@hotmail.com]

LETTER EMAILED TO 1500 WORLD and NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS + 500 in US government (tags)

...SEATTLE A Call to Seattle RESIDENTS - WITNESS'S NEEDED; To Seattle Police officers - crashing into Seattle police officer's, and shooting 20 to 39(?) bullets at Seattle Police officers; July 10th, 2001; 1:32 AM; [Just North of - the crest of the hill - at east Roanoke St and Harvard Ave East - (on Capitol Hill).]. If you live in the area and have felt, (or feel), any "endangerment" (or fear) due to this event; (or if you feel you have any information you would like to witness); Please contact: ..... WITNESS, PO Box 85503, SEA WA, 98145-1503 ... ... [Email: kennspace@hotmail.com]

Genoa Police Unit Trained by LAPD (tags)

ROME (Reuters) - An elite Italian police unit which carried out a bloody raid against protesters at a Group of Eight summit in Genoa was trained by U.S. police chiefs, an Italian newspaper reported Tuesday

School of the Italian Americas? (tags)

The police who raided the schools with batons smashing heads were trained by LA cops.

Guatemalans Hold Violent Protests (Associated Press) (tags)

An unidentified demonstrator is detained by riot police during a protest on the day of a national strike in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2001. Businesses closed and workers marched to protest a planned 2 percent sales tax increase. (AP Photo/Victor Ruiz Caballero)

False Propoganda (tags)

Letter to San Diego Union-Tribune (tags)

"San Diego Police hit a home run..." This is a letter I sent in response. Stephanie

Letter to San Diego Union-Tribune (tags)

"San Diego Police hit a home run..." This is a letter I sent in response. Stephanie

Gregory Preece arbitration hearing: the shooting (tags)

Arbitrator John D. Perone said, in his decision that former Riverside Police Department officer Gregory Preece should never have been fired for his role as supervisor of the officers who killed Tyisha Miller. Here is more information based on his 42 page finding...

Demonstrators get detained and cited for "jaywalking" after biotech rally (tags)

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Police Turn Out In Force for Biojustice March (tags)

A massive police presence turned out to control the anti-biotechnology march in San Diego Sunday, June 24 — including San Diego police officers, sheriff's deputies, Highway Patrol officers, four helicopters and other sophisticated equipment. After the march police surrounded protesters at Third and Broadway downtown and ticketed them for jaywalking. Two people who got tickets, Rob and Matt, are interviewed.

The Rally is going on right now.... I can hear helicopters circling Activists (tags)

Activists made a friendship circle at the South East Circle of Balboa Park, then Head to the Streets towards the San Diego Convention Center while Police Presence remains High, and While California Highway Patrol officers block streets and circle the area with a Loud disruptive Helicopter in the air. As the Activists march, so do the police officers behind them.

Activist Attendance Low but Police presence was overwhelming... (tags)

Just a few activists were willing to sit in the sun and listen directors of organizations talk about the reasons for the protests and declaration of sentiment of the protestors.

OFFICER FRIENDLY (tags)

Officer Friendly protects the President at the Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, May 29th.

Tyisha Miller's cousin sentenced to six months in jail (tags)

Bernell Butler protested for two years, the death of his cousin Tyisha Miller, at the hands of four Riverside Police Department officers. And like other before him, he learned that the District Attorney's office has been prosecuting more activists than police officers, who kill on the job.

A RPD officer's ode to four officers who killed Tyisha Miller in poetic verse (tags)

Dedicated to Paul Bugar, Daniel Hotard, Wayne Stewart, and Michael Alagna, fired after shooting Tyisha Miller in Dec. 1998. Like the majority of the officers of this department, who shaved their heads enmasse to protest the firings, Wheeler views the officers who killed a black woman and celebrated it, as heroes while those who protested against her death are the "racist horde." Even with a state consent decree, the police culture of Riverside's finest still lives on....

Ex-Officer Gets Fine, Probation in Shooting Spree (tags)

Courts: Defendant drove the car from which three colleagues fired weapons in an off-duty drunken escapade. Prosecutor calls the sentence too lenient.

Through the looking glass of Riverside's Hall of Injustice (tags)

When 20 defendants marched for justice after Tyisha Miller was shot to death by four white officers, they did not know that the ones who would be prosecuted would be them, rather than the officers.

Moreno Valley arrest Meniefield's relatives for trespassing at memory shrine (tags)

Three weeks ago, a Moreno Valley police officer shot Dante Meniefield to death, for trespassing in an abandoned apartment. Now, two of his family members have been arrested for a similar offense simply for visiting a shrine created in his memory to pay their respects.

Riverside Sheriffs Dept sees no criminal wrongdoing in Meniefield shooting (tags)

Riverside Sheriff's Department has decided not to recommend that charges be filed against Robert Marks for the fatal shooting of Dante Meniefield.

Riverside County's latest police shooting (tags)

Before, police officers justified shootings, by saying "they were going for their gun." Now, they can shoot unarmed people to death simply for saying they were moving...

Riverside police department's promotions mixed bag (tags)

Last week, Riverside Police Department Russ Leach promoted nine men, including two men of color and two white sergeants who sued the city citing reverse discrimination, and forced a former police chief into retirement.

Bill Lockyer to Riverside: sign agreement or go to court (tags)

California's state attorney general bill Lockyer issued an ultimatum to Riverside's City Council: sign an agreement to reform the police department or he'll see them in court. Mayor Ron Loveridge urged the council to sign but council member Ed Adkison says he'll have to think about it.

Riverside activist gets convicted for freeway demonstration (tags)

Frank Esposito stood tall, as the jurors delivered their verdict, not once looking him in the eye, as they convicted him of two misdemeanors related to the Nov. 1, 1999 freeway demonstration, which took place to protest the death of Tyisha Miller.

Demonstration in Sacramento Calls for Overhaul of U.S. Electoral System (tags)

Over 200 protestors gathered in California's Capitol today to demonstrate against the casting of electoral votes by the state's electors. Charging that the system has become utterly corrupt, demonstrators raised issues from abolishing the Electoral College to racist election policies. Police remained peaceful, and there were no arrests.

Nader Letter to Debate Commission Seeks Apology & More (tags)

Nader sent the following letter to the Co-Chairmen of Commission on Presidential Debates last week, concerning the outrageous way he was treated at the first Presidential debate.

DNC Official Pissed Over LAPD Treatment of His Daughter (tags)

LAPD harasses Philly officials for jaywalking while black. DNC officials' daughter gets strongarm treatment from LAPD.

People Skills (tags)

A helpful reminder to the LAPD who are monitoring this site -- "people skills" are allegedly the route for promotion in your army division.

Police Converge on Convergence Center (tags)

A minor incident brings 120 police to the Convergence Center,where they occupy the street for an hour.

Why You're Losing The Public Relations War (tags)

Dakota, a Member of the LAPD Mounted Unit, Injured During Crowd Control

Police Presence at D2KLA March (tags)

The massive police presence on Monday night increased the chances of violent action by boht the police and the protesters. After anticipating riots at this convention for many nonths, the police officers are primed to overreact.If the police admittedly plant infiltrators into protest groups, we have to consider the fact that they could be inciting violence within these groups.

Police Intimidation Tactics Escalate (tags)

Police tactics during the first days of the convention.

The trigger-happy three LAPD at the fence (tags)

The names of the 3 LAPDofficers who fired the most at the Staples Center fence - prior to the larger police riot.

MEDIA IGNORE POLICE BRUTALITY AT THE DNC (tags)

Corporate Media journalists stood onstage at the Rage Against the Machine concert with IMC journalists as the police ordered dispersal on a lively but still peaceful crowd. When the crowd refused to disperse, teargas and rubber bullets were fired. Riot Geared officers on horseback panicked the crowd who rushed the fence.

PRESENCE OF CHP OFFICERS CREATES MILITARY STATE AT UCLA (tags)

Stationing of California Highway Patrol Officers at UCLA dormitories has created an inhospitable environment for students.

Alleged Police Harrasmentof Activists (tags)

Alledged harrassment by LAPD of activists around the DAN LA convergence space

Philadelphia police brass incite officers in preparation for RNC convention. (tags)

An official Philadelphia police document asserts that RNC demonstrators will race-bait officers -- the same charge that white Washington, DC police brass used to incite its officers during the A16 demonstrations against the IMF and World Bank this spring.

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