Expect Police-Military Repression Amid The Crisis of COVID-19 And Its Aftermath

By Netfa Freeman, Black Agenda Report. -

News stories about the National Guard assisting with the coronavirus have overshadowed stories about US military plans  to join police in stopping expected “civil disturbances.” But eyewitness [...]

Officer Indicted After Beating Man On Dash Cam Video

By Andrew Emett, Nationofchange.org -

Caught on a police dash cam video repeatedly kicking a suspect who had already surrendered, a Missouri police officer was recently charged with one count of deprivation of rights under color of [...]

Explosive Letter Reveals BC Solicitor Lied, Ordered Police Deployment Against Wet’suwet’en

By Staff, Bccla.org -

VANCOUVER/ (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territories, March 6, 2020 – Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs, BC Civil Liberties [...]

San Francisco To Pay $369,000 For Police Raid Of Journalist’s Home

By Nicholas Iovino, Courthousenews.com -

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – The city of San Francisco will pay $369,000 to settle claims over its police raid on a journalist’s home and office this past May, an action condemned by press advocates as [...]

Palestinian Child Prisoner Reveals Horrible Details About His Detention

By Palestine Chronicle. -

A Palestinian child prisoner revealed horrible details about his detention to the Committee of Prisoners. 17-year-old Ishaq Abu Hitteh from Hebron (Al-Khalil) was arrested near the Ibrahimi [...]

Mental Health Alternatives To Police + Dangerous Talk

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Talk talk, theories, ideologies, talk talk talk. A few words of wisdom from the past to serve as a reminder in the present and future – just in time for all the TALK of the 2020 caucuses and [...]

Black Alliance For Peace – Baltimore Demand End To Policing “Surge”

By Staff, Blackallianceforpeace.com -

JANUARY 7, 2020—Baltimore City is one of 7 cities, including Detroit, Albuquerque, Cleveland, Kansas City, Memphis and Milwaukee, selected for the Trump Administration’s “Operation Relentless [...]

Reclaim The Block Urges Invest In Community, Not In Police

By Isabella Garcia, Riseuptimes.org -

In dramatic effect, a Minneapolis resident dumps a bag of money onto a podium during public comments at the final City Council meeting on the 2020 budget last month. The person with them, who [...]

APD Disbands Narcotics Unit To Focus On Violent Crime

By Staff, Wsbtv.com -

Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winne confirmed the change on Tuesday, with the department telling him that those officers will be getting reassigned to other units. Atlanta police [...]

In Sacramento, Youth Activists Push To Get Police Out Of Schools

By Susan Abram, Chronicleofsocialchange.org -

Her brother had bumped into the officer and apologized, Lopez said. But the officer proceeded to question him and asked him for his ID. “It was all new to me,” said Lopez, now 17 and a senior, of [...]

Hong Kong Police Facing Invisible, Dangerous Enemies

By Andre Vltchek, Chinadailyhk.com -

It's much more than what you're allowed to see. Hong Kong's police force is heroically fighting both rioters and a complex and extremely dangerous international network aimed at destabilizing the [...]

Canadian Police Were Prepared Shoot Indigenous Land Defenders Opposed To Megaproject On Their Territory

By Brent Patterson, Pbicanada.org -

In 2018, 164 land defenders were killed while protecting their land and ecosystems from destructive extractivist industries. Nearly one quarter of those killed were Indigenous. Many of those [...]

On International Day Of Persons With Disabilities, Disabled Activists, Allies Demand Elevators, Not More Subway Cops

By Edward Yudelovich, Workers.org -

The United Nations established the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Dec. 3, 1992, in a victory for the worldwide struggle of people with disabilities. IDPD has been celebrated [...]

Group That Sued LAPD Over Controversial Data Policing Programs Claims Victory

By Emmanuel Morgan, Latimes.com -

The Stop LAPD Spying Coalition, a grassroots advocacy organization, claimed a major victory against the Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday after the agency released key details of data [...]

Massachusetts State Police Becomes First Agency To Test Out Robot Dog

by Bill Galluccio, Jamn945.iheart.com -

The Massachusetts State Police have been quietly testing Boston Dynamics' robot dog named Spot and took it out into the field on two separate occasions. Boston Dynamics has been leasing Spot to a [...]