Police Archive

Young Activists for Black Lives Coalition

Recuperation is a process by which radical ideas and images are commodified within media culture and society, and thus become interpreted through a more socially conventional perspective.

Created to honor the deaths of George and Jonathan Jackson—freedom fighters who were killed by authorities in the early 70s—Black August holds a long tradition and legacy of resistance.

Grabbing banners, flags, and signs, people took to the streets and marched through the downtown to several corporations that profit from prison labor.

An unpermitted blue box at the corner of Pacific and Soquel Avenues is marked with spray paint.

Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart and the Marijuana Compliance Team are operating in violation of County cannabis cultivation law.

Over 14,000 people in California prisons, and 80,000 in the United States, are kept alone in steel and concrete cells the size of a parking space.

At least six people have died in the Santa Cruz County Jail since August 2012 while in the hands of the Sheriff’s Department and California Forensics Medical Group (CFMG).

The highly energetic march wound through the streets and neighborhoods of East Oakland and ended at the Coliseum City development site.

For the first time since the initial Peace and Unity march in 1994, the Watsonville Police were given a large role in determining the route of the march.

Frank Alvarado Sr. spoke out against the local “PAL Program” in Salinas, explaining that it is nothing more than a farce for the Salinas Police Department.