November 3, 2017

Is it possible to control police functioning by requiring that they become transparent about their training, staffing, funding and the real priorities of the community? Can we direct resources to where we actually need them?

August 19, 2016

Berkeley Cops at a raid in south berkeley on 8/17/16. Several BPD officers have no identifying name or badge number. This violates state law PC 830.10. Just for starters...

July 21, 2016

Read the ABC7 article.

This is THE BEST!!!! Stay strong comrades!

July 11, 2016

Read the article "Man who Posted Alton Sterling Shooting Video Arrested 24 Hours Later on Fabricated Charges" by Carlos Miller published on Photography is Not a Crime.

These are such ridiculously corrupt times that we live in. It is so great to see some folks with a spi...

January 18, 2012

No one has ever died from smoking marijuana. But getting busted with a small amount of marijuana has led to countless tragic deaths.

from Alternet January 13, 2012 | Tony Newman

This week, Shelley Hilliard, a 19-year-old woman from Detroit, was killed after working as a...

December 12, 2011

PHOENIX (AP) — Questions are being raised about the purchase of 1,000 new-model Taser stun guns by the Arizona Department of Public Safety at the request of a procurement officer with ties to the firm.

DPS set out to buy 800 Tasers and accessories in 2009 for about $800...

July 19, 2011

Early in the morning of March 14, 2010, Mr. Justin Bentley was arrested in the small Northern California town of Orland. There are a number of curious, and downright suspicious, factors involving his arrest and the incidents that led to it.

Depending on which police acc...

May 19, 2011

Robert Gammon in the East Bay Express, May 18, 2011:

It’s not even half over, but 2011 looks as if it might be the Year of the Corrupt Cop in the Bay Area. The only question right now is whether Contra Costa County or San Francisco has the dirtier police officers…

See th...

March 31, 2011

March 31, 2011 (MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press):

NEW ORLEANS – Calling the crimes inexcusable and barbaric, a judge sentenced two former New Orleans police officers to prison Thursday for their roles in the shooting death of an unarmed man whose body was later set...

March 18, 2011

Angela Woodall for the Oakland Tribune reported on March 17th that nearly half of the tasks ordered by the federal court in 2003  have not been been addressed adequately according to independent monitors, and that the reform process of the Oakland Police Department has...

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