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Arcata: Wed Night, Oct 11th: OPEN MIC Speak Out Against Police Brutality

Redwood Curtain Copwatch: One of many events leading up to Days of Action Against Police Brutality 2012, Oct 22nd-23rd A safe space to share experiences, music, spoken word, art, etc. about police violence resistance to it. NO COPS Open Mic … Continue reading

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New Facebook page warns Tacoma residents to ‘stop snitching’

KomoNews. Sept 26: New Facebook page warns Tacoma residents to ‘stop snitching’ CLICK for video. TACOMA, Wash. — A new Facebook page dedicated to “outing snitches” is stirring controversy in Tacoma. Police are keeping tabs on the page in case … Continue reading

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Portland Police use deadly force often against mentally ill

  Oregonian. Sept 14: Portland Police used deadly force, often against mentally ill, in 13 cases since 2008 The report by the U.S. Department of Justice notes the Portland Police Bureau used deadly force in 12 incidents in the last … Continue reading

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Alaska: FBI and DEA fishing expeditions and raids

Wired Magazine. Aug 28: We Don’t Need No Stinking Warrant: The Disturbing, Unchecked Rise of the Administrative Subpoena When Golden Valley Electric Association of rural Alaska got an administrative subpoena from the Drug Enforcement Administration in December 2010 seeking electricity … Continue reading

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Seattle: Man smashed North Precinct lobby doors

pig’s mouth via PSA. Aug 24: A man smashed the glass panel doors at the North Precinct. On 8/23/12, at approximately 10:40 p.m., a citizen waiting in the north precinct parking lot for officers saw a male walk calmly into … Continue reading

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Video of South Seattle cops pushing people in the street for information

Video: ### Seattle Times. Aug 3: Seattle police officer accused of excessive force, put on leave A veteran Seattle police officer has been put on leave after fellow officers reported him for alleged unprofessionalism and excessive use of force, Seattle … Continue reading

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Portland Mercury: “FBI Raids Homes Across Northwest—Looks Like They Might Be Targeting Anarchists”

Portland Mercury. July 25: FBI agents and local police who are part of the Joint Terrorism Task Force raided multiple houses in Portland, Olympia, and Seattle this morning—but it’s still unclear what the authorities were looking for, exactly. No arrests … Continue reading

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