Austin PD Employees On Filming Police & Peaceful Streets

Yesterday Jacob Crawford and I arrived in Austin – the first stop of the Police Accountability Tour. In addition to spending time online addressing logistics, we engaged with a couple pairs of Austin PD employees.

It was curious that in interaction with police employees on bicycle, it was acknowledged that the Peaceful Streets Project was known and that no comment on filming police was made, whereas in the interaction with the police employees on motorcycles, the inverse was true.

I’d think one would be hard-pressed to find an employee of the Austin police who has yet to hear of Peaceful Streets or who has yet to receive training or see an internal memo, or just have the common sense to know about the right of folks to record public employees.

I wonder how many Austin police employees will join us this Saturday at the 2nd Annual Peaceful Streets Summit?


Earlier today we did an update about our activities via Bambuser. We plan to utilize that outlet daily going forward.

Pete Eyre

Pete Eyre is co-founder of As an advocate of peaceful, consensual interactions, he seeks to inject a message of complete liberty and self-government into the conversation of police accountability. Eyre went to undergrad and grad school for law enforcement, then spent time in DC as an intern at the Cato Institute, a Koch Fellow at the Drug Policy Alliance, Directer of Campus Outreach at the Institute for Humane Studies, Crasher-in-Chief at Bureaucrash, and as a contractor for the Future of Freedom Foundation. In 2009 he left the belly of the beast and hit the road with Motorhome Diaries and later co-founded Liberty On Tour. He spent time in New Hampshire home, and was involved with Free Keene, the Free State Project and The Daily Decrypt.