We do not “hate cops.” We believe that no one – not even those with badges – has extra rights. The failure to realize and act on that is to our detriment. By focusing the disinfecting light of transparency on public officials we safeguard not just our rights but those of future generations.

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On June 18 2013, while sitting in the Oakland Public Library, I was approached by two police officers. They kept asking me my name to which I refused to respond or acknowledge them. In the...

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Article submitted by Privacysos.org Video produced by Jacob Crawford I produced this video after hearing that Oakland Chief of Police Howard Jordan was considering tossing their mandated crowd control policy for something a little looser....

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Oakland Police

December 5, 2011 | 4 Comments

From Josh Wolf and Oakland CopWatch:...

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Over 30 people were arrested when Occupy Oakland was raided on Monday morning. One of them was Cami G.,  a graduate student and a member of the media committee of OO. This is her account of...

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Via Guardian The video shows Kayvan Sabehgi being hit numerous times by an officer clad in riot gear Link to this video Video footage has emerged of a police officer beating an Iraq war veteran so...

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Shot By Oakland PD with Rubber Bullet

November 7, 2011 | 8 Comments

A member of the Oakland Police Department, or some other police agency, fired at a journalist on November 3rd around midnight, for no apparent reason. According to the YouTube description: While filming a police line...

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