FAQs for Brooklyn Bridge Arrestees
FAQ Sheet #1 for Brooklyn Bridge Arrestees
PCJF Responds to Police Threat to Sue Protestors
A union representing 5,000 New York City Police Department sergeants blasted Occupy Wall Street protesters on Thursday and threatened to sue them should they injure police.
NPR's Kojo Nnamdi Show on Occupy Wall Street and Protesters' Rights
This week hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protestors around the country have been arrested, sometimes clashing with police dressed in riot gear. Mara Verheyden-Hilliard joins us to discuss the laws that govern police actions and protester rights in Washington.
Here are 159 minor things D.C. officers can arrest you for
Expired tags, as it happens, were just one of 160 misdemeanor offenses where officers can choose either to take offenders into custody or to write them what is essentially a glorified ticket.
Marcel Cartier Interview with PressTV
Political activist, Marcel Cartier, discusses the Occupy Wall Street protests and their suppression by the NYPD.
Financial Giants Put New York City Cops On Their Payroll
The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund encourages you to read and circulate this excellent Counterpunch article exposing the collusive relationship between Wall Street banks and corporations and the NYPD.
Partnership for Civil Justice Silenced on Twitter
PCJF just had our Twitter account suspended while working on collecting contact information from arrested protesters.
Occupy Wall Street Mass Arrest Resembles Infamous, Costly Police Tactic, Critics Say
Ben Becker, 27, sat in the back of a police-commandeered transit bus on Saturday night, his hands placed tightly behind his back in plastic cuffs. This was a scenario Becker knew well.
Citing Police Trap, Protesters File Suit
A group of people arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge as part of the Occupy Wall Street protests last week filed a suit against New York City on Tuesday, alleging that officers had violated their constitutional rights by luring them into a trap and then arresting them.