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Costs of OPD’s Occupy Fiasco Mount

December 11, 2013 | 37 Comments

Your browser is not able to display this multimedia content.  The Oakland City Council has agreed to settle Kayvan Sabeghi’s federal civil rights lawsuit for $645,000. Sabeghi’s spleen was lacerated during an Occupy Oakland demonstration...

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Descending on Oakland, California, tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 25th, 2013, and in town through the weekend, are thousands of people who subsist on theft under the guise of protection. Their goal? To test out new hardware,...

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In a couple of weeks the Police Accountability Tour (Jacob and I) will arrive in Oakland. A week later, I’ll continue on to Denver. If you’re in either of those towns or the surrounding areas...

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by Jacob Crawford and Dave Id Twelve people injured by the Oakland police department during Occupy Oakland demonstrations have settled a federal civil rights lawsuit with the city of Oakland for a total of $1.17...

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Last summer eight of us were arrested outside the Manchester (NH) police station in an incident that become dubbed the Chalking 8. Though I hadn’t been chalking myself, many present had been using non-toxic children’s...

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Police Accountability Report Episode 49

June 17, 2012 | 8 Comments

This week, a couple of stories that should cause anyone critically thinking to see that those wearing badges aren’t always operating with the best intentions. John Norman, an employee with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police...

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[originally posted by Jim Keane at AmericaMagazine.org] Readers of this blog may recall my post from two weeks ago today about Joe Hoover, S.J., a classmate of mine at the Jesuit School of Theology who...

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DIY: End the Police State

March 20, 2012 | 21 Comments

Do a simple thought experiment: what’s the difference between “theft” and “taxes?” Between “a fine” and “a ransom note?” Between “arresting” and “kidnapping?” Nothing. The person aggressed-upon was no-less harmed. It doesn’t matter where the...

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UPDATE: Naomi shared this information on the body of an email with the subject line, “Oakland, a Tale of Two Cities.” She said it could be added here. My intention is to help keep those...

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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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