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Last Friday, the City Corporation of Oakland hosted a four day ‘Urban Shield‘ conference in which SWAT teams and other militarized police troops from around the globe came together to trade best practices on fighting...

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***This is an in-depth piece, that was a collaborative effort between myself, Ted Cronie, and others. It is meant to bring awareness to the youth in the community (any community), to be on the look-...

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Once again the SFPD has been caught on camera abusing their “powers” in order to take down one man in the Mission, who was apparently involved in a verbal confrontation with a peer moments before....

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Fuck You CBS: This Oakland Mom Fights Back

January 24, 2013 | 2 Comments

On January 22, 2013 between 5pm and 3am the next morning over 400 Oakland residents showed up to a city council to speak against the contract proposing Bill Bratton (Mr. Stop & Frisk himself) be...

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Seeking A Non-State Solution to the Police

December 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Recently, there have been many situations in my life which I would have previously declared police worthy. Whether it be child custody, domestic violence or some other atrocious violation of someone’s rights; there should be...

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I could just shoot you and say it was my taser

Police Use Taser on Man Putting Out House Fire

November 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

When Dan Jensen, 42, of Pinellas Fla., noticed that his neighbor’s home was on fire, and the flames were quickly moving towards his own, he used his garden hose to fend off the blaze while...

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A collection of tweets put into blog form by @PunkBoyInSF As I watched @jeanquan aka @QuanFace and @oaklandpoliceca’s chief Goodfella HoJo on the news this morning asking for the community’s help in helping the city...

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In 1962, President Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as a national day to celebrate and remember fallen police officers. The surrounding week would become known as “National Police Week,” which some can...

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The Oakland police department held an open house Friday night in an attempt to reach out and connect with community members with something other than a crowd dispersant. Though the doors were open to the public, Occupy...

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