May 31, 2012

Excellent video and commentary posted by Copwatcher on IndyBay. Have any of the targets for surgical arrests already been identified? From the Oscar Grant protest cordons, to the Moving Day chemical deployments, does this rush-and-snatch policy indicate a more individu...

January 2, 2012

Stand Up to the Watchdogs of the 1%–Your Local Police Department!

1pm March from Oscar Grant Plaza at 14th & Broadway to Rally at Fruitvale BART

A major political movement was launched on January 1st 2009. Its catalyst was the police killing of Oscar Grant, a young, unar...

November 24, 2011

Action Alert from the Oscar Grant Committee Against Police Brutality and State Repression

PLEASE ATTEND THE TRIAL: Wednesday, November 23rd and resuming on Monday, November 28 at the United States District Court, 450 Golden Gate, San Francisco at 8:30 a.m. in Judge Edwa...

July 17, 2011

Mesha Monge-Irizarry of the Idriss Stelley Foundation speaks out on the latest BART police killing. This is the fifth killing by BART police, as detailed by Mesha.

See SF BayView Newspaper, July 15, 2011

June 14, 2011

From CBS Local News:

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A class action lawsuit was filed against the Oakland Police Department and the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Monday alleging that they violated the rights of 150 people who were arrested after former BART police officerJohannes...

May 31, 2011

For Immediate Release: May 25, 2011

Contact: Cat Brooks (510) 703-1500

Rachel Jackson (510) 390-6420

(Oakland, CA)

On Wednesday, June 1st, Johannes Mehserle, the former BART officer convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the murder of unarmed Oscar Grant III, will go bef...

May 28, 2011

BART will purchase 130 more Tasers totaling $140,775 so that every one of the 240 sworn officers on the transit agency’s police force can come equipped with a stun gun.

See Denis Cuff for the Contra Costa Times, May 26, 2011:

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