French Police To Join Yellow Vests After Realizing Government Is Extorting Them Too

By Matt Agorist, Secretspaceprogram.com -

Police in France are being ripped off by their government who is refusing to pay them for policing the protests—now they are threatening to join the yellow vests. France — As the “gilets jaunes” [...]

Burnt Tires & Clashes With Police As Pro-Independence Protests Grip Catalonia

By Staff, Rt.com -

Pro-independence activists in Catalonia are venting their anger at Madrid’s trial of the region’s provincial leaders. Baton-wielding police scuffled with some of the demonstrators as people also [...]

Shifting From Tasers To AI, Axon Wants To Use Terabytes Of Data To Automate Police Records And Redactions

By Beryl Lipton, Muckrock.com -

Axon, one of the most prominent suppliers of tech tools to law enforcement, is shifting from selling its signature Tasers to embedding artificial intelligence in police departments around the [...]

Johns Hopkins’ Latest Plan For Police Force Prompts Protest From Students, Faculty, Neighbors

By Catherine Rentz, Baltimoresun.com -

Worried about over-policing in Baltimore and across the country, Johns Hopkins University students, faculty members and others on Wednesday protested the school’s efforts to establish its own [...]

Cop Suspended After Anti-Fascists Expose His Affinity For White Nationalist Group

By Christopher Mathias, Huffingtonpost.com -

The Facebook account for a Virginia police sergeant shows connections to a “neo-Volkisch” white nationalist group. A Virginia police sergeant has been suspended after his apparent affinity for a [...]

Officers Accused Of Abuses Are Leading Chicago Police’s “Implicit Bias” Training Program

By Debbie Southorn and Sarah Lazare, Theintercept.com -

SERGIO HERRERA, A Chicago police officer, was accused in a 2010 lawsuit of teaming up with another officer to mace and beat a black man for no reason. The man was sitting in his parked car when [...]

Fighting For Justice: Why Cross-Movement Collaboration Is Essential, Center For Constitutional Rights

By Joe Friendly, Riseuptimes.org -

With panelists: Joo-Hyun Kang, director of Communities United for Police Reform (CPR), a campaign to end discriminatory policing practices in New York; Kayhan Irani, Emmy-award winning writer, [...]

Taken: Police Departments Make Millions By Seizing Property

By Anna Lee, Nathaniel Cary and Mike Ellis, The Greenville News. -

When a man barged into Isiah Kinloch’s apartment and broke a bottle over his head, the North Charleston resident called 911. After cops arrived on that day in 2015, they searched the injured [...]

Chicago Police Forced To Respect People With Disabilities

By Nissa Rhee, Chicagoreporter.com -

When Eric J. Wilkins was pulled over by the Chicago police in the spring of 2002, he was on edge. His older brother was sitting in prison at the time, a victim of Jon Burge-era police torture. [...]

Open Letter: Chiefs Call Out RCMP For Misinformation And Invasion

By Union of BC Indian Chiefs, Tonyseed.wordpress.com -

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs has issued an open letter dealing with the misconduct of the RCMP and attempts to absolve its responsibility regarding its forcible intervention against the [...]

DHS Equipped 400 Police Departments With Military-Grade Sound Cannons

By Mass Private I. -

A recent article in the Mohave Valley Daily News revealed that DHS is using grant money to equip Arizona police departments with military-grade sound cannons or Long Range Acoustic Devices [...]

Canadian Police Block Journalists From Covering Indigenous Pipeline Protest

By Andrew Emett, Nationofchange.org -

While arresting indigenous pipeline protesters in northern British Columbia, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) recently began prohibiting reporters from covering the demonstrations. In [...]

U.S. Police Under Pressure To End Their Relationship With Israel

By Candice Norwood, Governing.com -

When the International Olympic Committee announced that Atlanta would host the 1996 Summer Olympics, security for such a massive event was an immediate concern. As part of their preparation, [...]

US And Israeli Police Are Sharing Violent And Repressive Tactics

By Noah Habeeb and Craig Willse, Truthout.org -

In communities throughout the United States, law enforcement agencies are choosing to send officers to Israel on exchange programs to share violent practices of surveillance and repression. But [...]

How Police Are A Public Health Issue + Extinction Rebellion’s Move To Save Humanity

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Policing is a public health issue. Some recent victories combined with ongoing grassroots organizing outline the importance of addressing state-sponsored violence as a health hazard that has [...]