Against A Domestic Terrorism Law

By Alex Pareene, The New Republic. -

On Monday, Opposite Office, an “activistic architecture studio” based in Munich, released design materials for what it called “Capitol Castle,” a plan that would encircle the entire U.S. Capitol [...]

Black Cops Warned About Racist Capitol Police Officers For Years

By Joshua Kaplan and Joaquin Sapien, Pro Publica. -

When Kim Dine took over as the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police in 2012, he knew he had a serious problem. Since 2001, hundreds of Black officers had sued the department for racial [...]

Capitol Police Show Why We Need To Defund The Police

By D. A. Bullock, In These Times. -

On January 6, we witnessed the vast double standard for how Black Lives Matter protest is treated versus how white-supremacy-as-mob is treated. This wasn’t just a matter of police refraining from [...]

Upheaval In The Government As US Capitol Riot Fallout Spreads

By John Zangas, DC Media Group. -

Washington, DC — Dozens of Legislators led by House Majority Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D), called for the Vice President to remove Executive powers from [...]

People Are Losing Their Jobs Over The Assault On The Capitol

By RT and AP in NBC Oakland. -

Seattle's police department is investigating two of its officers after finding out they were in Washington, DC, as public and private employees face scrutiny for partaking in the pro-Trump [...]

NY Police Continue To Combat The Release Of Disciplinary Records

By Beryl Lipton and Jon Campbell, Muckrock. -

In the Syracuse suburb of Manlius, police transparency carries a hefty price tag. In June, the Manlius Police Department received an open-records request from MuckRock. The request sought [...]

Proud Boys Vandalize Churches And Clash With Antifascists In DC

By John Zangas, DC Media Group. -

Washington DC-A night of confrontations and violent clashes followed a day-long rally of MAGA, the followers of the defeated Trump Administration. Proud Boy hate groups led roving groups of [...]

New Zealand Is Infusing Policing With A Social Work Philosophy

By Serena Solomon, Reasons to be Cheerful. -

A call for help from domestic or family violence is made on average every four minutes in New Zealand, whose high statistics regularly top global lists. And South Auckland is the country’s ground [...]

Community Wants Justice For Mother Of Three Killed By Teen Driver

By Georgia Fort and Niko Georgiades, Unicorn Riot. -

Saint Paul, MN – A small crowd gathered on the West Side of St. Paul Sunday afternoon to demand justice for a woman who was fatally run over by a teenage driver. According to family and [...]

Black Cops Don’t Make Policing Any Less Anti-Black

By Bree Newsome Bass, Black Agenda Report. -

Amid recent growing calls for defunding police this summer, a set of billboards appeared in Dallas, Atlanta, and New York City. Each had the words “No Police, No Peace” printed in large, bold [...]

When The Police Knock On Your Door

By Crimethinc. -

In cooperation with legal counsel, our comrades have prepared a poster explaining how to handle visits from law enforcement. This includes any agent from any law enforcement agency, regardless of [...]

Police Will Pilot A Program To Live-Stream Amazon Ring Cameras

By Matthew Guariglia, Electronic Frontier Foundation. -

This is not a drill. Red alert: The police surveillance center in Jackson, Mississippi, will be conducting a 45-day pilot program to live stream the Amazon Ring cameras of participating [...]

Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls Committee Releases Final Report

By Arizona Legislature Indigenous Peoples Caucus, Indian Country Today. -

Arizona's Study Committee on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has posted its final report, including dozens of specific legislative, law enforcement and other policy [...]

The Magical Thinking Of Reformism

By Dylan Rodriguez, Abolition for the People. -

Reform is best understood as a logic rather than an outcome: an approach to institutional change that sustains existing social, economic, political, and/or legal systems, including but not [...]

Portland: Police Arrest Far Right Protestor

By Conrad Wilson, OPB.org. -

Portland Police have arrested a far-right protester and member of the Proud Boys who pointed a gun at antifascist protesters on Aug. 22 in downtown Portland. Alan James Swinney, 50, is being [...]