Topic: Local Ordinances and Resolutions
Last night, the Oakland City Council voted to formally end all law enforcement cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and its parent agency Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
The activists of Oakland Privacy are a bulwark against government abuses of the First and Fourth Amendment in the Bay Area and the state of California. The group is also an inspiration and model for grassroots activists across the country. They deserve this award!
Residents are encouraged to turnout at the City Council meeting next week to stand up and speak up for surveillance transparency and oversight.
What do communities of color, environmentalists, animal rights activists, civil rights activists, immigrant communities, Muslims, the labor movement, and a host of others all have in common?
State and local agencies participate in JTTFs under secret agreements and they operate under the direction, and usually under the rules and guidelines, of the FBI.
After nearly four months of advocacy, supporters of the Fostering Community Trust ordinance erupted in applause after a majority of City Councilmembers raised their hands in favor of the measure, which enshrines an unwritten Rockville City Police (RPD) policy into law.
Safe Coalition NC Wins Grassroots Victory As City Council Adopts New Standards for Civilian Review Board Members
Safe Coalition NC scored an important victory in Charlotte, North Carolina. This Monday the city council voted unanimously to accept the coalition’s proposed administrative revisions to the Citizens Review Board
On Thursday night, the capital of the smallest state in the union adopted a wide-ranging police reform measure with national and historic implications. The ordinance was inspired by our Local Civil Rights Restoration Act.
Oakland is on the verge of passing a strong regulatory framework that will make sure that no unconstitutional or unwarranted surveillance is taking place in Oakland. We need your help to make sure it becomes law.