Police/Legal/Prisons

Oct 5 Kavanaugh Roberts Home Demos trouble free/no harassment

Whoever commanded the Montgomery County police presence at last week's Kavanaugh protest seems to have been replaced after all the videotaped harassment and threats. This time around, the Oct 5 Kavauagh and Roberts residential protests went smoothly, with no harassment or problems of any kind.

Video of Oct 5 Kavanaugh and Roberts home demos 1 min 59 sec

At "Rapey Brett" Kavanaugh's house

MD: Judge Koch sentences "Colesville 13" Beltway blockaders to 4 days jail

On Sep 30th in a Rockville, MD courtroom, Judge Koch ignored recommendations for prosecutors and sentenced 13 Declare Emergency activists to 4 days in jail for blockading the Capitol Beltway on July 4. That's right-the judge gave them jail time prosecutors were NOT asking for, on his own initiative.

The July 4 Beltway blockade. If Judge Koch thinks THIS is a traffic problem maybe a look at I-75 in FL would be educational(photo by Declare Emergency)

Mont County cops bluster threats at Kavanaugh home demo participants

On the 28th of September, protesters returned to the homes of Supreme Court "Justices" Kavanaugh and Roberts. At Kavanaughs, one cop hissed threats for clicking drumsticks, another got on the PA and read out a "warning" implying use of "amplified sound" which drums are not by anyone could lead to arrests of everyone. Protesters kept the action going.

Video including multiple threats from the cops 4 min 23 sec

This cop was the only one using sound amplification equipment-the PA in his car

Cops aggressively defend counterprotest against J6 "solidarity" rally

On the 24th of September, J6 insurgents and their supporters returned to DC for the 2nd September in a row. There may have been as few as 80 of them. Two large groups of Proud Boys were spotted outside the city but may have flaked out or othewise not made it in. Cops aggressively fended off and attempted to kettle counterprotesters.

Video: police aggressively defend embarassingly small pro-J6 rally from counterprotesters 1 min 22 sec

Photo by Sadie

Harriet's Dreams protests at MPD Chief Contee's HOUSE over recent shootings by cops

On the 23ed of September, Harriet's Dreams showed up to protest at the homes of MPD (DC police) chief Contee. They were there to protest recent shootings by DC cops.

Video originally posted to Twitter by Harriet's Dreams 51 sec

Photo by Harriet's Dreams

Police harass protesters at "Justice" Alito's house over "noise"

On the 8th of September, protesters again returned to the home of Supreme Court Justice and "witchburner" Samuel Alito. For the first time, Fairfax County police showed up with a dB meter and complained about sound levels.

Video of interaction between Fairfax cops and protesters over sound levels 44 sec

Racist MoCo cop harasses Black woman at Kavanaugh home demo

On the 31st of August, a Montgomery County cop harassed a Black woman-and ONLY at a Black woman-for momentarily standing still in front of Kavanaugh's house during the protest there. He threatened a no-warning arrest if she again stood still. Another (white or white-passing) protester repeated this "offense" and got no reaction from the same cop or any of the others

Video catching the police harassment (to right side of frame) and cops being called out for racism 28 sec

Photo by Mel

Protesters at Fraternal Order of Police demand DC get killer cops off the streets

On the 26th of August,protesters showed up at the DC offices of At the the HQ of the Fraternal Order of Police. This was called "America’s most violent fraternity" as protesters demanded that the DC government or MPD itself get killer cops off the streets. The FPO is infamous for defending killer cops from investigation, prosecution, or even being fired for their crimes.

Video-a speakers calls out cops for beating/shooting first Black man they see when responding to calls about shootings/guns 27 sec

Photo by Shut Down DC

Protesters shut down 9th and Penn at DOJ demanding investigation of recent MPD killings

On the 19th of August, Harriet's Wildest Dreams held a protest demanding investigation of MPD's shootings of Lararus David Wilson and Kevin Hargraves-Shird. The former was killed by infamous protest cop Jason Bagshaw. At the height of the protest, activists shut down the intersection of 9th st and Penn Ave. At one point, numerous Karens and Kens in their cars leaned on their horns.

Video-protesters take 9th and Penn 1 min 45 sec

Holding the cars off the street rally (still from Anthony Tilghman video)

Twitter hides photo of protest shield w Bagshaw's name on in behind age restriction/login

On the 24th of July, the Washington Post published this report on MPD commander Jason Bagshaw's interactions with protesters. The story contains this unusable Twitter link to a photo of a shield at a 2021 protest referring to Bagshaw. Twitter cravenly hid this Black House News photo behind a login wall and age restriction.

The Black House News video no longer available on Twitter without an account, available here to anyone

The Twitter link is probably to the video (downloaded prior to restriction) from which this still was taken. It was of a Jan 30,2021 "Fuck the Police" march

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