“I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me”: Police Infiltration of Protests

~Photo by Niv Singer, (public domain - https://unsplash.com/photos/LkD_IH8_K8k) By: Wilson Greene             Director Spike Lee’s newest film, BlacKkKlansman, dramatizes the true story of how Ron Stallworth, the first African-American detective on the Colorado Springs Police Department, led a police infiltration of a local branch of the Ku Klux Klan. The operation was simple: Stallworth contacted … Continue reading “I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me”: Police Infiltration of Protests

Coping With Unprecedented Connectivity: Citizens and Police

By Alexander (Alex) M. French, Staff Member (Vol. 14) On April 4, 2015, a North Charleston Police Officer shot and killed Walter Scott. Michael Shlager, the responding officer, reported that he pulled Scott over for a broken tail light. Scott fled on foot and Shlager pursued. Shlager claimed that Scott grabbed Shlager’s Taser and that … Continue reading Coping With Unprecedented Connectivity: Citizens and Police