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Deputy Who Killed Unarmed Jacorey Calhoun in East Oakland Revealed.

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  The Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputy who killed unarmed Jacorey Calhoun, age 23, on August 3rd, 2014 in East Oakland was revealed today to be Deputy Derek Thoms. Thoms made a ride-along video a year ago, also starring Zina, a German Shepard canine-unit dog. Thoms, who has been with the Sheriff’s Office for eight years, was named in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court filed by Juventino Rodarte, who accused the deputy of unleashing his police dog in March 2013 in San Leandro “without a particularized suspicion that criminal activity was … Continued

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“OPD Has Brought a Serial Killer Back to the Force.”

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Scott Olsen talks about the reinstatement of OPD Officer Robert Roche, fired by Oakland for lobbing a flash-bang grenade into the crowd of rescuers who had come out to help Scott when he was felled by a bean-bag round on Octobe 25th, 2011. Listen as Olsen relates how Roche has bragged about killing people. Roche was reinstated with back pay days ago when an arbiter ruled that he was “just following orders.” The person who allegedly gave those orders? Oh, he’s now the assistant to the Chief of Police. Two … Continued

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Sixty OPD Surround Plaza as Crowd Sings Happy Birthday, Dines on Roast Suckling Pig. 10/25/2013 -Photos-

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Here some photos of today’s event.  For details and more photos (day time actions) you may want to visit: “Sixty OPD Surround Plaza as Crowd Sings Happy Birthday, Dines on Roast Suckling Pig.” : http://occupyoakland.org/2013/10/sixty-opd-surround-plaza-crowd-sings-happy-birthday-dines-roast-suckling-pig/ “OPD to the Left of Me, OPD to the Right of Me. Caught in the Middle with You All.”: http://occupyoakland.org/2013/10/opd-left-opd-right-caught-middle/ “My Shield is Justice. Facing Down Urban Shield.” : http://occupyoakland.org/2013/10/shield-justice-face-urban-shield/ . .   53494

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San Francisco Bay Area Urban Shield 2013 Overview Presentation

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Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Urban Shield 2013   Download the Alameda County Urban Shield 2013 Presentation here.: 15.65MB PDF File •Urban Shield is a continuous, 48-hour Full Scale Multi-Disciplinary Homeland Security/Disaster Preparedness Exercise hosted by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, with the support of the Bay Area Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI), and more than 150 local, state, federal, international and private sector partners. •First responders are presented with exercise scenarios that incorporate key elements of real-world emergencies and major critical incidents at various scenario sites in Alameda, San Francisco, … Continued

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Documentaries:THE BATTLE FOR OSCAR GRANT PLAZA & MANUFACTURING GUILT. Sat. Oct. 19, 2013 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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The National Lawyers Guild and Prison Radio present two films on repression and resistance: THE BATTLE FOR OSCAR GRANT PLAZA is a short documentary by Jacob Crawford about how the City of Oakland and its Police tried to shut down the budding “Occupy Wall Street” movement, turning downtown Oakland into a teargas filled war zone and injuring numerous people. Police video obtained in discovery in the National Lawyers Guild’s successful lawsuit and interviews with activists and journalists about their experiences, tell the real story of the disastrous Fall, 2011, police … Continued

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From Brooklyn to Oakland. Rest in Power Kimani Gray & Alan Blueford – Photos/Videos

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From Brooklyn to Oakland. Rest in Power Kimani Gray & Alan Blueford Oakland, California | March 21, 2013 “Much like Miguel Masso (OPD) who killed Alan, the two officers who shot Kimani have a long history of violence. These police, Sgt. Mourad Mourad and Officer Jovaniel Cordova, have previously cost the city of NY (meaning the taxpayers) $215,000 for abuses ranging from illegal stops to shoving a man’s face into a puddle to punching someone they stopped in the face to pulling off a suspect’s pants and underwear. Both officers … Continued

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Rally to DEMAND PROSECUTION of OPD Officer MIGUEL MASSO! – March 5th, 2013 -Photos/Videos

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DEMAND PROSECUTION of OPD Officer MIGUEL MASSO! The letter to Attorney General Kamala Harris can be read at: http://justice4alanblueford.org/2013/03/04/letter-to-attorney-general-kamala-harris/ . Alan Blueford’s Mother. Dan Siegel (Attorney) The Brother from Baltimore. Raheim Brown’s Brother with a heart breaking speech. Mario Romero’s Mother and Sister Alan Blueford’s Mother and Father ‘ Ghetto Prophet (GP) speaking out at J4AB event. Hours later he is arrested at his home. Details: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2013/03/07/18733283.php Peaceful protesters forcefully pushed down the stairs by some stupid cops (Alameda County Sheriffs). Idiots. The cops will never gain trust from the community. Those … Continued

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Rally to DEMAND PROSECUTION of OPD Officer MIGUEL MASSO! – Tue March 5th @3pm

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  ” Rally to DEMAND PROSECUTION of Oakland Police Officer MIGUEL MASSO! TUESDAY, MARCH 5th @ 3pm Alameda County DA’s Office (Corner of 12th & Oak St.) The Justice 4 Alan Blueford Coalition & Many in the Oakland Community Call Upon California Attorney General, Kamala Harris, and the Alameda DA’s office to: 1. PRESS CHARGES AGAINST OPD OFFICER MIGUEL MASSO FOR THE MURDER OF ALAN BLUEFORD due to the flawed and biased investigation carried out by Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley which intentionally ignored clear evidence of a homicide and … Continued

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Oakland City Council Meeting (Jan 22, 2013) Photos/Videos

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Photos and videos taken during the intense and disappointing Oakland City Council Meeting on January 22, 2013. Mike Wilson at Oakland City Council Meeting – Jan 22, 2013“Alan Blueford” at Oakland Council Meeting – Oakland, California January 22, 2013  Leo at Oakland City Council Meeting – Oakland, California Jan 22, 2013 Black Riders Liberation Party at Oakland City Council Meeting – Oakland, California Jan 22, 2013 Omar at Oakland City Council Meeting – – Oakland, California January 22, 2013 “This is where Omar eloquently explains to Council what other things they … Continued

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Bring Your Solutions to the Streets! Organize against Bratton, OPD and Stop and Frisk.

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When:  January 24, 2013 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Where: Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater, Broadway & 14th Street, Oakland, CA We brought our solutions to city hall. The council heard the public loud and clear: NO MORE MONEY FOR OPD; invest the money in our schools, in our shuttered libraries, in youth centers and job programs. Unsurprisingly they have decided to hand more money in a broken and visibly racist police force. So in light of the recent and expected arrogance on the part of city council, we converge … Continued

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