Follow me Update 11/16/18: Partial footage from Derek Colling’s dash cam and body camera videos has been released. However, the footage was released selectively to media outlets, who in turn chose not to publicly broadcast the full videos, citing their “graphic nature.” As a result, local residents have formed an
Follow me A Mistake or a Home Invasion? On September 6th, Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger walked into the apartment of her neighbor, (reportedly) began barking commands at the innocent, unarmed man who lived there, and then shot him twice. That neighbor, a 26-year-old man named Botham Shem Jean, died
Follow me Whether you are a regular contributor to independent media organizations such as Nevada Cop Block, an activist; who knows the value of keeping a camera handy when dealing with police and other government officials, or simply a fan; who wants to demonstrate your support for what Nevada Cop
Follow me A National Model For Police Reform? On Wednesday evening, the LVMPD held an event (without a single hint of irony) at the Las Vegas Mob Museum to pat themselves on the back and anoint themselves as a “National Model for Police Reform.” Not even 24 hours later, on
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.