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1.  Investigation Shows Police Are Still Secretly Surveilling Minnesota Activists  

2022-03-03


Truth Out
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Though officials announced the end of the surveillance program last April, it appears to be ongoing.

2.  What Happened When Oakland Tried to Make Police Pay for Misconduct Decades Ago  

2022-03-01


The Appeal
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The post What Happened When Oakland Tried to Make Police Pay for Misconduct Decades Ago appeared first on The Appeal.

4.  Ex-Prison Boss Drunkenly Pulls Gun On Cops, Shows Two Tiers Of Justice  

2022-02-22


The Appeal
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The post Ex-Prison Boss Drunkenly Pulls Gun On Cops, Shows Two Tiers Of Justice appeared first on The Appeal.

5.  Big Tech Tries to Defund the Police  

2022-02-16


Big by Matt Stoller
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The biggest lobby in D.C. - the U.S. Chamber of Commerce - has a reason to go after Lina Khan. Demonizing her sells.

6.  How Could Police Shootings Keep Happening After We Did Nothing To Stop Them?  

2022-02-15


The Appeal
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The post How Could Police Shootings Keep Happening After We Did Nothing To Stop Them? appeared first on The Appeal.

7.  ACLU Statement On Bill To Expand Police Violence  

2022-02-10


Popular Resistance
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Olympia, Washington - Today, the Washington State Senate passed Senate Bill 5919, a bill that expands law enforcement’s ability to use physical force. Enoka Herat, police practices and immigration counsel at the ACLU of Washington, had the following statement: “It’s disappointing to see the Senate rus...

8.  The US Political Elite Gives Cover To The Brutal US Police State  

2022-02-10


Popular Resistance
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As US domestic fascism continues to evolve, there is an overt reemergence of a pro-police narrative that no one seems to be talking about. It comes amid stories that suggest that there is a crime wave in major cities across the US. In response, the mainstream press has been amplifying pundits and politicians...

9.  The safest thing to do  

2022-02-09


Welcome to Hell World
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The law does not require officers in a tense and dangerous situation to wait...

10.  New York Times Twists Stats To Insist We Need More Policing  

2022-02-01


Popular Resistance
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The New York Times handed over its popular The Morning daily newsletter on January 18 to new hire German Lopez, formerly of Vox. His debut edition of the data-driven newsletter (usually helmed by David Leonhardt) was headlined “Examining the Spike in Murders.” As criminal justice activist and expert Ale...

11.  Why Are D.C. Cops Recruiting And Deputizing High School Students?  

2022-01-28


Popular Resistance
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On Nov. 18, in the library of Ballou Senior High school, an audience of students, parents, school faculty, journalists, and city officials gathered for a press conference held by the District of Columbia’s Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser and chief of police Robert Contee, who were at the high school t...

12.  NYT Twists Stats to Insist We Need More Policing  

2022-01-27


FAIR
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The analysis presented the need for a police-based solution as indisputable —a position that is, in fact, highly disputed. The post NYT Twists Stats to Insist We Need More Policing appeared first on FAIR.

13.  How much did the US spend on police, prisons in FY2021?  

2022-01-20


Speaking Security
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Speaking Security Newsletter | Advisory Note for Activists and Candidates, n°143 | 20 January 2022

14.  Kansas and California Cops Used Civil Forfeiture to Stage Armored Car Heists, Stealing Money Earned by Licensed Marijuana Businesses  

2022-01-19


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The Institute for Justice argues that the seizures violated state law, federal law, and the U.S. Constitution.

15.  US police departments are using tools to monitor your social media posts  

2022-01-12


Reclaim the Net
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🛡 The post US police departments are using tools to monitor your social media posts appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

16.  A Seemingly Targeted Attack Puts George Floyd’s Grand-Niece in the Hospital, Police Don’t Come For Hours  

2022-01-06


Left Voice
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Arianna Delane, the four-year-old grand-niece of George Floyd, was taken to the hospital in the early hours of New Years Day following what appears to be a targeted shooting. The police took four hours to arrive on the scene. The post A Seemingly Targeted Attack Puts George Floyd’s Grand-Niece in th...

17.  Seattle police faked radio chatter about Proud Boys during 2020 racial justice protests – watchdog  

2022-01-06


The Guardian
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Investigation finds police used an ‘improper ruse’ and exacerbated an already volatile situation, but consequences are unlikelySeattle police exchanged detailed fake radio transmissions about a nonexistent group of menacing right-wing extremists at a crucial moment during the 2020 racial justice protests...

18.  In 2021, the Pentagon gave police $94 million in military gear  

2022-01-04


Speaking Security
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Speaking Security Newsletter | Advisory Note for Activists and Candidates, n°142 | 4 January 2022

19.  Republicans Defunded The Police We Need  

2021-12-26


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Trump and the GOP pretend they love law enforcement -- but they eliminated the cops that protect us from the world’s most dangerous and powerful criminals.

20.  Spending On Police Is Out of Control  

2021-12-26


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Data show the growth of police budgets has far outpaced population growth in cities across the country.

21.  LAPD shut down two predictive policing programs amid public outcry. A new program shares much of the flaws  

2021-11-08


The Guardian
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Documents show how data-driven policing programs reinforced harmful patterns, fueling the over-policing of Black and brown communitiesThe Los Angeles police department has been a pioneer in predictive policing, for years touting avant-garde programs that use historical data and software to predict futur...

22.  Lawyer: Laurelhurst homeless' belongings unlawfully trashed  

2021-08-04


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Apple Airtags were used to show that Police unlawfully threw out unhoused people's possessions when the cleared a homeless people's encampment.

23.  FBI Using the Same Fear Tactic From the First War on Terror: Orchestrating its Own Terrorism Plots  

2021-07-25


Glenn Greenwald
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In the plot to kidnap Gov Whitmer, the second in command was working for the FBI, hallf the team was working for the FBI, and meetings and hotels were paid for by the FBI. Not the first time this happened.

24.  America’s Impressive History Of Bioweapons Attacks Against Its People  

2021-07-12


Popular Resistance
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The Biden Administration, the mainstream media and pretty much all the politicians in our country continue to throw fuel on the Sinophobia fire initially stoked by former President and current Mar-a-lago “fungineer” Donald Trump. (Word to the wise, “Sinophobia” means anti-China hatred, not anti-cinem...

25.  RateOurCops: Public reviews of police officers and agencies  

2021-07-03


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Public review site for rating cops and police departments. Anyone can search, view and submit feedback for any officer in the US.

26.  Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22.5 years for the murder of George Floyd  

2021-06-26


World Socialist Web Site
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Hennepin County Court Judge Cahill imposed a sentence on Chauvin that was greater than the minimum required by state guidelines but less than that requested by the prosecution and Floyd’s family.

27.  The Truth About the U.S. Border-Industrial ComplexThe story...  

2021-06-20


Robert Reich
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Robert Reich does a brilliant job in a short article summarizing what is going on at our Southern Border. Spoiler $55 Billion spent on the Border Industrial Complex, $0 on the root causes, and lots more spent to make the problem worse.

28.  A map of Laws Against Protests  

2021-06-21


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The US Protest Law Tracker, part of ICNL’s US Program, follows initiatives at the state and federal level since November 2016 that restrict the right to protest. Click this link to see the full Tracker.

29.  Virginia lawmakers unanimously approve bill that bans facial recognition technology  

2021-04-01


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Under the bill, any law enforcement agency using facial recognition technology must stop, and they can only get approval to use it if they seek special permission from the legislature beginning July 1.