Follow me A Culture of Corruption Demanding bribes from pimps. Planting evidence. Fabricating testimony. Shooting and killing citizens with impunity. Committing perjury. What do all of these things have in common? Regular visitors to this site know the answer immediately. This is about the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD)
Follow me June Hearing On Thursday June 28th at 7:30 AM, Kenneth Lopera, the LVMPD Officer who murdered Tashii Brown on Mother’s Day last year will be in court yet again. Ostensibly this hearing will be to announce the results from the grand jury that has been “reviewing” an involuntary
Follow me “Eyewitness Amber Bustillos Challenges Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Official Narrative of the Junior Lopez Police Homicide.“ The video embedded below was created by Nissa Tzun through the Center for Community Change, where she serves as a communications fellow. Tzun is also a member of the Forced Trajectory
Follow me It was in October 2013 when in San Francisco that I first heard the word “sousveillance.” Just what the hell is sousveillance? From Wikipedia: The term “sousveillance”, coined by Steve Mann, stems from the contrasting French words sur, meaning “above”, and sous, meaning “below”, i.e. “surveillance” denotes the “eye-in-the-sky” watching from above,
Follow me Tom Zebra and Kelly Patterson have a combined 25+ years of filming the police. Last week I had the pleasure of sitting down with them. What resulted was the hour-long video below, in which the duo share insight about their experiences and their work to strengthen their community.
Follow me Mother’s Day 2018. A peaceful congregation gathered in front of the Bellagio Fountains on Las Vegas Boulevard to commemorate Tashii Brown who was murdered at the hands of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Tashii’s life was taken too soon just one year prior on Mother’s Day 2017.
Follow me One year ago, early on the morning of Mother’s Day 2017, Tashii Brown sought help from two officers from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department inside the Venetian Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Instead of receiving that help, after he explained that he thought someone
Follow me I’ve spoken with hundreds of police employees. With the possible exception of cannabis, no other area of tasked enforcement has elicited more candid conversations than that of firearm ownership. Multiple police employees have told me that should certain firearm-related legislation ever come to pass — such as one
Follow me On Tuesday May 1st, the 12th Annual Las Vegas May Day Rally and March was held in Downtown Las Vegas. The march was organized by a broad coalition known as the Las Vegas May Day Action Committee, which is comprised of local groups focusing on the rights of