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On May 16th, 2012 Fox News Austin announced that the Austin Police Department would be expanding its police state tactics towards total surveillance through the launch of unmanned aerial drones above our city. Fox New Report: When the Patriot Act was passed shortly after 9/11 many concerned activists warned that the legislation would soon be [...]
There is a great misconception in our society concerning what the current government, like the past administration, is doing in the Middle East. The majority of Americans have been deceived into believing that our military campaigns overseas involve combating terrorism, but once the conduct of the operations and the details of the fighting are examined, [...]
Join us this Friday and/or Saturday night from 10pm-2am for Cop Watch on 6th street. Dress with warm clothes and make sure your camera is charged! This weekend APD needs to know that WE ARE WATCHING and will not tolerate abuses of power! It is unacceptable for pedestrians with cameras to be held to a [...]
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Only medical staff could take samples from suspects. by Tony Plohetski / AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMANDate: 10-15-2009 Source: Austin American-Statesman Austin police, who have increasingly collected blood evidence to bolster drunken driving cases, would be blocked from personally gathering such samples under a tentative City Council measure. According to a draft resolution by Council Member Bill Spelman, officers [...]
by Shelton Green / KVUE NEWSDate: 02-04-2010 Source: http://www.kvue.com/news/APD-and-Travis-County-Sheriffs-Department-discuss-a-blood-draw-program-83606982.html Austin police will be out in force Sunday evening, the same night of the Super Bowl for yet another “No Refusal Weekend.” That’s when police give people they stop for suspected drunk driving a choice of either taking a breathalyzer or having their blood drawn.KVUE News has [...]