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Feed the People (FtP)! Food and Toy Holiday Drive!

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The Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition endorses (and highly recommends!) the Food and Toy Holiday Drive being organized out of the Alan Blueford Center 4 Justice (2434 Telegraph, come on by!) in conjunction with the Mary Ann Wright foundation. The drive began on First Friday, December 6th, but the elements were not cooperative, hurling down cold water upon the streets and peeps. All the more reason to help the hungry and homeless in these coming days. Four homeless people have already died in the South Bay due to exposure to … Continued

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Milwaukee Police Chief’s Freudian Slip: “I’ve Got Officers Out in the Streets Every Day Trying to *Commit* Violence”

Milwaukee police chief Ed Flynn, a rabid citizen disarmament advocate, had a revealing Freudian slip while speaking at Diane Feinstein’s senate hearing on gun control. He told the committee, referencing the turf he lords over, “The fact of the matter is, I’ve got officers out in the streets of that city every day trying to commit violence.” No doubt he meant to say “prevent” violence, he went on to describe a world on the brink of chaos where the only thing holding society together was his goons on every street … Continued

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Pursuit suspect shot and killed by Daly City police officer

SAN FRANCISCO — A suspect involved in a high-speed pursuit with Daly City and San Francisco police was shot and killed during a foot chase, authorities said. The incident began early Saturday at an intersection of John Daly Boulevard and Santa Barbara Avenue in Daly City when a Daly City police officer tried tried to make a felony stop on a car with two men inside. Shortly after, the driver brandished a firearm at the officers and then fled the scene. After a high-speed chase through the city, the pursuit … Continued

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Oakland schools seek local control and money with No Child Left Behind waiver

Oakland and eight other school districts are asking the U.S. Department of Education for a waiver of tough school standards in order to pursue alternative performance measures that could return millions of dollars in federal funds back to local control. Superintendents of Oakland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Fresno, Sacramento, Santa Ana, Sanger and Clovis unified school districts announced Thursday they are seeking their own waiver from No Child Left Behind requirements after the federal government rejected an application for exemption by the state of California last year. The … Continued

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Texas cop fired for shooting 41 times at suspect, killing him.

A Texas police officer who fired 41 shots at a chase suspect in August has been fired. The Garland Police Department confirmed that it fired Officer Patrick Tuter after an internal investigation into the Aug. 12, 2012, shooting. Michael Allen, 25, was shot and killed after a high-speed chase that began in Garland and ended in Mesquite, Texas. Allen was wanted on suspicion of eluding police in Sasche a few days earlier. Garland police spokesman Officer Joe Harn said Tuter violated the department’s general order of use of force and … Continued

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No Charges For A University Of Alabama Campus Police Officer In Fatal Shooting Of A NAKED Student

Fri, Mar 1, 2013 (2:26 p.m.) A grand jury has decided not to charge a University of South Alabama campus police officer in the fatal shooting of a naked student. The jury reached a decision Friday and said surveillance video proved Officer Trevis Austin was justified in shooting Gil Collar. Police said collar was naked and banging on a window at a campus police station Oct. 6. Austin, who went outside to investigate the sound, said Collar was acting erratically and lunged toward him. A grand jury report says Collar … Continued

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COURT TOMORROW FOR NEWLY CHARGED O25 ARRESTEES

hello everybody last night a person who had been abducted by opd on o25 received a summons to court tomorrow morning at nine o’clock.  there was no real notice.  she has been charged for an imaginary offense, and will have a warrant on her if she does not appear. any of you who were arrested but not charged during the raid on the encampment, and in the weeks following, should still be checking with the district attorney office regularly to see if they have chosen you for persecution. 510.268.7500 court … Continued

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FTP: Montreal March Part 2–Bring a Pan! 7/9p 6/2/12

We’ve all seen the images of the hundreds of thousands of people in the streets of Quebec. Our comrades up north are really turning up the volume and standing up for the world they want! Come out Saturday night in solidarity for a second night of “casserole”-style marching, which means…bring your pots and pans! This is gonna be the LOUDEST FTP march EVER! Bring red squares of cloth too. 19th & Telegraph, Rally at 7, march at 9. And as usual, TAC asks for the following: SHIELDS: If you have the capability … Continued

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congratulations ftp!!!

Your restraint and commitment to peace Saturday night is making oakland residents and authorities to question the continued police harassment of occupy i mean police presence at occupy marches, This is a great victory. God bless you all. 18311

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Violence and Arrests at Anti-Repression/ Fuck the Police March

By Cami Graves January 7, 2012 Tonight the Occupy Oakland Tactical Action Committee called for a rally and march to protest police repression of Occupy Oakland. Protestors met at Oscar Grant Plaza at 7pm. Some wore black–a tactic called “black bloc” to help keep cops from distinguishing demonstrators and picking them out of the crowd–while others brought bubbles to make their nonviolent intentions clear. At 9pm, the marchers headed to the Oakland PD headquarters at 7th and Broadway where they were met by a line of officers with batons and … Continued

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