Stop Discriminatory, Out-of Control Police Surveillance
When we took to the streets in 2020, California police recorded us with high-powered surveillance.
A year-long investigation by the ACLU of Northern California exposes how California Highway Patrol (CHP) sent out helicopters with surveillance tech to record high-definition video of people protesting for racial justice. While we exercised our First Amendment rights, CHP was flying overhead, zooming in on our faces as we stood at vigils, handed out water, made signs, and held die-ins. Watch the surveillance footage.
CHP flew aircraft above people protesting in dozens of communities up and down the state including Berkeley, Oakland, Palo Alto, Placerville, Riverside, Sacramento, San Francisco, and San Luis Obispo.
California’s resources should not be used to undermine movements for racial and social justice. Demand action from our elected officials to investigate and address out-of-control police surveillance in California and strengthen laws that protect our rights to march, organize, and speak out without fear of police surveillance.
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