Police Archive

Young Activists for Black Lives Coalition

Fourth Annual March to Reclaim King’s Radical Legacy

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.

Solidarity in San José with Millions for Prisoners March in DC

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.

Prison Strike Solidarity in Oakland

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

Unpermitted Blue Boxes Appear Overnight on Pacific Avenue

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

Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Officers Raid San Lorenzo Valley Cannabis Gardens

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

Santa Cruz Supports Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary Confinement

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.

Hundreds March for Freedom at Cages Kill Rally in Santa Cruz

At least 6 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).

Thousands Unite and March in East Oakland to Reclaim King’s Legacy

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

Watsonville Police Sponsor Annual Peace and Unity March

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. Speaks Out Against Salinas Police; Declares “There Will Be Justice”

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.