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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..
why 'review board is a sellout (tags)
it means 'no power'!
bratton blames 'agitators' (tags)
maria elena durazo, miwon provide scab legal/social cover
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.
l.a. city news service wire betrays lapd/miwon lie (tags)
city news service wire announcement of council task force public hearing yesterday still contains original lapd version "demonstrators responded by throwing..."
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?”
Victims of May Day Police Violence to Speak Out at Police Commission Meeting this Tuesday (tags)
Various organizations and individuals that were attacked and beaten by the LAPD last Tuesday during May Day events in MacArthur Park will be addressing the police commission meeting this coming Tuesday, May 8th.
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
Thousands March In A Day Without Latinos (tags)
Update: Thousands March In A Day Without Latinos
From L.A.’s Guantanamo for the Homeless--Two Skid Row Stories (tags)
In the face of recent news reports that homeless numbers are now increasing downtown, two first-hand accounts of abuses of homeless people on L.A.'s Skid Row --and this as LAPD continues business' unprecidented eight-month attack on L.A's downtown blacks.
Villaraigosa Shouted Down at Black History Event By L.A.'s Rising Homeless Protesters (tags)
LA CAN protest rocks "Black History Month" ceremony; in front of pop star Stevie Wonder, L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa drowned out by angry homeless advocates protesting racist police attacks against homeless blacks downtown.
Activists Call for Downtown Base Camp to End Sweeps at Saturday Rally on Skid Row (tags)
Homeless activists are calling for people to attend the next next rally, this Saturday, and to pack tomorrow, Tuesday’s 9:30 a.m. Police Commission hearing at Parker Center...as well as every Council meeting this week...and to demand an immediate halt to the homeless sweeps --and now, also, the city's Grand Avenue Project --no matter what it takes...
Chief Pig Bratton works with DEA to raid 100 medical marijuana stores across LA (tags)
While preaching marijuana reform by proposing a "moratorium" on medical marijuana centers, Chief Pig Bratton conspires with the DEA to raid over 100 medical marijuana dispensaries.
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!
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.
Urgent Action Alert! Actions Against Minutemen/Ted Hayes in Downtown L.A. Sun 5/21! (tags)
Call to Action! - 1) Call City Council/LA Police Commission why they approved the Minutemen's March Permit? 2) Mobilize Activist/Community to Turn the Back on Racist Minutemen on 5/21!
No Justice, No Peace (tags)
13 year old Devin Brown was murdered by Officer Steven Garcia. Also, each day the police in Los Angeles kill a Black man or woman. We want justice, and we want it NOW.
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?
LAPD wants to ban ski masks from demonstrators’ wardrobes (tags)
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.
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
Journey through Riverside Police Department's Internal Affairs: the reforms (tags)
As I moved from the labyrinth of Internal Affairs, to the Police Commission, the department entered into its legal agreement with State Attorney General Bill Lockyer, to reform or else. Any encouragement I felt at that development was dampened by the conduct of over 200 officers at an award ceremony, towards a former police sergeant named Gregory Preece...