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OPD is summoning Occupy Oakland witnesses via letter; What to do if you receive one.
by Anti-Repression Committee
Monday Jun 4th, 2012 3:14 PM
Oakland police are summoning witnesses via letter; What to do if you receive one.
OPD has been sending people letters telling them that they may be a
witness to criminal activity and asking them to come in. It appears that
these letters are being sent to people who were arrested on January 28th
but there may be more we aren’t aware of.

It is our understanding that these letters are NOT legally binding
summons. As always, we strongly urge you to exercise your right to remain
silent, and to NOT speak with the police. This includes Internal Affairs
(IA). Anything you say to IA will go directly to the police who will be
indicting you or your comrades.

Do not be fooled! If you believe you have information about police misconduct,
take it to the NLG. No one except movement lawyers should be discussing _anything_
with any police agent.

If you receive one of these letters, please call the National Lawyers
Guild at 415-285-1011 (leave a message) and contact anti-repression at
antirepression [at] occupyoakland.org.


http://www.nlgsf.org
§example letter
by ftp Friday Jun 8th, 2012 11:34 PM
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do not respond to these letters!