Detroit Police Commissioner Arrested For Questioning City’s Use Of Facial Recognition

By Staff, Fightforthefuture.org -

Last night, a police commissioner in Detroit was arrested for questioning the city’s use of facial recognition at a public hearing. Commissioner Willie Burton, who is black, was surrounded by [...]

Puerto Rico Police Clash With Protesters Over Rossello Scandal

By Nicholas Sakelaris, Upi.com -

July 16 (UPI) -- Puerto Rican police clashed with demonstrators late Monday over Gov. Ricardo Rossello's refusal to give up power, in the wake of a leaked chat log that's tainted his [...]

Protesters And Police Fight Pitched Battles In Late-Night Showdown After Mass Rally Against Hong Kong Extradition Bill

By Phila Siu, Victor Ting, Su Xinqi and Kanis Leung, Scmp.com -

Chaos erupted on the streets of Hong Kong’s shopping district of Mong Kok on Sunday night as hundreds of protesters fought running battles with the police. After the first mass rally in Kowloon [...]

Concentration Camps Made In The USA, The Battle To Ban Poisons & Police Artillery

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Legal wins against herbicides and pesticides are often just the beginning of more battles – and could fall short of the necessary change to protect our land and our soil. Next, the number of [...]

Bath Police Arrest 22 Protesters Outside BIW Before Warship Christening Ceremony

By Darcie Moore and Kathleen O'Brien, Timesrecord.com -

BATH — Police arrested 22 protesters Saturday morning for blocking traffic or gates outside Bath Iron Works leading up to a christening ceremony for the future USS Daniel Inouye. The protests are [...]

Police Fusion Center Tied To Fake Social Media Accounts

By Andrew Neef, Unicornriot.ninja -

Minneapolis, MN – Unicorn Riot filed a public records request to the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) for information related to the occupation of the 4th Precinct in 2015 after Jamar [...]

The Racist Roots Of American Policing: From Slave Patrols To Traffic Stops

By Connie Hassett-Walker, Theconversation.com -

Outrage over racial profiling and the killing of African Americans by police officers and vigilantes in recent years helped give rise to the Black Lives Matter movement. But tensions between the [...]

Yellow Finch Tree Sitters Hold Strong As Police And Pipeline Company Attempt Eviction

By Staff, Appalachians Against Pipelines -

Today police aided by Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) employees attempted to evict the Yellow Finch tree sit but were not successful. What follows is a report from Appalachians Against Pipelines. [...]

Letter To The DC Metropolitan Police Department

By Staff, Popular Resistance -

It is not credible to disclaim knowledge of the extensive instances of misconduct over the past week at the Venezuelan Embassy. Repeatedly, the MPD has allowed physical assaults, threats and [...]

“No Justice. No Peace. No Private Police.”

By Staff, Aclu-md.org -

“No Justice. No Peace. No Private Police,” was a chant that rang through the Charles Village and Waverly neighborhoods last Wednesday. On the 300th “West Wednesday,” John Hopkins University [...]

7 Arrested After Police Raid Sit-in Against Hopkins Private Police

By Jaisal Noor, Therealnews.com -

The university had warned protesters they were subject to arrest after they took over and chained themselves to the building on May 1. Just days earlier, activist Tawanda Jones, whose brother was [...]

Puerto Ricans Are Resisting Policing As A Solution To Crisis

By Anton Woronczuk, Truthout.org -

In Policing Life and Death: Race, Violence, and Resistance in Puerto Rico, author Marisol LeBrón shows how Puerto Rico’s colonial relationship with the U.S. has shaped policing in the archipelago [...]

Endless Trials

By Alice Speri, Theintercept.com -

KEITH DAVIS JR. was supposed to die. He had been on the phone with his girlfriend when four police officers cornered him into a dimly lit garage in West Baltimore. They had mistaken him for a [...]

Fossil Fuel Companies Are Enlisting Police To Crack Down On Protesters

By Sarah Lazare and Simon Davis-Cohen, Inthesetimes.com -

Researchers concluded in January that humanity has a hope, a 64 percent chance, of keeping the temperature rise below the international target of 1.5 degrees Celsius—if the phaseout of fossil [...]

Citing School Officials’ Campaign Contributions To Pugh, Hopkins Students Protest Private Police Plan

By Fern Shen, Baltimorebrew.com -

Occupying a campus building for nearly a week, protesters say plan is tainted by its ties to a “pay-to-play” mayor. They chant every hour, often choosing “No justice. No peace. No private [...]