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 [...]

The Police Are Bad For Your Health

By Mike Pappas, Left Voice. -

I was recently starting an overnight hospital shift, when I received a text from a medical colleague working in a hospital in New York:  “The NYPD are here harassing a gunshot wound victim who is [...]

Over 5,000 Police Deployed To Monitor Climate Summit In Spain

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Spain’s authorities have deployed over 5,000 officers to monitor the 2019 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) to be held in Madrid from Monday. While the Civil Guard [...]

Law Enforcement Crushing Pipeline Dissent In Minnesota

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams. -

Police in Clearbrook, Minnesota were accused of putting the "profits of oil companies before human life" after activists said law enforcement on Monday began sawing the leg of a tripod from which [...]

New Report On FBI Spying Shows Need For Congressional Investigation

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The first attempt to check the FBI political surveillance was in 1924. Harlan Fiske Stone read a report by the ACLU about the FBI doing political spying. He was so concerned by it, he made J [...]

Bolivia’s De Facto Government Grants Impunity To Police, Armed Forces

By Telesur. -

The de facto government of Bolivia issued a decree Saturday exempting Armed Forces and National Police from criminal responsibility when committing acts of repression against protesters who have [...]

On Death And Dying As A Black Studies Professor At Portland State University

By Ethan Johnson, Black Agenda Report. -

Last Winter, fairly soon after the Portland State Board of Trustees, an unelected group of overwhelmingly white men, voted to arm the PSU police force, the first person they shot and killed was [...]

1,000 Take NYC Streets And Trains In Outrage Over Police Attacks On Teens

By Jay August, Liberationnews.org -

Normally a bustling spot for engineering students, white-collar and blue-collar workers alike, Brooklyn New York’s Metrotech Commons became a 1,000+ strong sea of concerned working class warriors [...]

Rochester Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Police Accountability Board

By Staff, Rochestercitynewspaper.com -

City of Rochester voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the creation of Police Accountability Board, setting the stage for a legal challenge from the union representing city police. Whether [...]