Police Brutality at Student Walkout


Narrative forthcoming

Copwatch and BLOCS Release Review Board Information To the Public

The Atlanta Citizen Review Board (ACRB) is charged with independently reviewing and investigating complaints against officers of the Atlanta Police Department and Atlanta Department of Corrections. The ACRB was revived in 2007 after Atlanta Police Department officers killed English Avenue grandmother Kathryn Johnston, as she lay in her bed. Since its revival, the Board has investigated dozens of complaints and has repeatedly urged APD to hold officers accountable for misconduct.

Union City Police Refuse to Identify Themselves at Rally for Ariston Waiters


On January 17th, 2012, Copwatchers requested the names and badge numbers of several officers who were monitoring a protest/rally in Union City. All but one refused to identify themselves, and most had their name tags and badges covered over by their jackets.

The protest was regarding the recent police murder of Ariston Waiters by Officer Luther "Machine Gun" Lewis on December 14th, 2011.

Arrests and Police Violence During Occupy Atlanta Protest


November 5th, 2011
This is a rough edit of video recorded during the police actions against Occupy Atlanta protesters. It takes place in and around Troy Davis Park (previously known as Woodruff Park). The footage shows various protesters being arrested, sometimes violently. Several members of the press were arrested, and protesters reported being beaten and injured by police.

Officer on Motorcycle Rams Occupy Atlanta Protesters


Nov 5th, 2011 11:25pm
Peachtree St. Near Troy Davis Park (previously known as Woodruff Park)
Activists with the Occupy Atlanta movement were marching on Peachtree street. An officer on a motorcycle attempted to drive through the crowd. The crowd did not move, and several protesters moved in front of the motorcycle. In response, the officer accelerated, ramming into the crowd. One of the protesters who was rammed was arrested and is reportedly charged with assault.
High quality video available at http://www.archive.org/details/OfficerOnMotorcycleRamsOccupyAtlantaProte...


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