Posted by copwatch | Sun, 06/01/2014 - 10:51pm event
This workshop focuses on what to do when you are pulled over "on the street", in a vehicle...anywhere you encounter some type of police. We will talk about what your rights are, how cops try to trick you out of them, and practical ways to assert your rights. Empowering education on how to survive police encounters.
Posted by copwatch | Sun, 09/26/2010 - 12:40pm story
For Immediate Release September 14, 2010
JACKSON, MS - The American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi announced today the filing of a civil lawsuit on behalf of a Jackson man who was unconstitutionally arrested and imprisoned after exercising his first amendment right to observe a police interaction in a public parking lot and then asking for the officers' names and badge numbers.
"We do not have secret police in the United States," said Nsombi Lambright, Executive Director of the ACLU of Mississippi. "Observing police in public are fundamental rights, protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Individuals must know that they can exercise this right without fear of arrest."