July 3, 2012
If you were going to hold an anti-police corruption rally, you’d probably pick a different place than the steps of police headquarters. But Peaceful Streets is pissed and it’s putting it right in APD’s face.
The Peaceful Streets Project, a group headed by an Austin, TX man who alleges assault by police and falsification of charges, held a Know Your Rights Training Session where the primary topic was how to react when confronted by bully cops. Several speakers gave explicit instructions in police obedience and tips that focused on keeping you alive and out of jail.
The group was born when Antonio Buehler (pronounced bee-ler) was arrested after snapping photos of two Austin police officers abusing a young woman. In photos Buehler took, police can be seen holding a handcuffed woman’s hands tortuously high behind her back while trying to pick her up off the floor.
Read entire article HERE.