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Wed Mar 22 2006
SCPD Violated Civil Rights Of Parade Organizers
Wed Mar 22 2006
Independent Investigation Completed
There is finally news after weeks of silence on the police spying issue in Santa Cruz. The Independent Investigation into Santa Cruz Police spying was released today by Bob Aaronson. This focused on an undercover police infiltration of a group planning an unpermitted New Year's Eve parade in Santa Cruz, California.

"In my opinion, the Santa Cruz Police Department violated the Last Night DIY Parade organizers' rights to privacy, freedom of speech and freedom of assembly in the manner in which they went about obtaining information about the organizers' activities." Bob Aaronson, Police Department Auditor. Read more and download report

imc_audio.gifAudio: Interviews with Bob Aaronson and Rico Thunder || Santa Cruz Public Safety Committee Meeting on SCPD Spying

see also: Police Auditor's Report Reportedly Available In Main Library || Urgent Public Mtg Wed about Police Spying || ACLU Letter to City Council RE Police Spying Policy || Draft Policy on Police Spying

previous coverage: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
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