Auditors

A cop watcher gave an interview to a Fox reporter, then it became evidence against him

September 18, 2020

The limits of the First Amendment are put to the test by veteran Eric Brandt, a cop watcher and member of the Occupy Denver Movement. PAR investigates how a FOX News affiliate may have worked on behalf of prosecutors charging Brandt.

Police Brutality Protesters Met With More Brutality: Is Martial Law Next?

Police Brutality Protesters Met With More Brutality: Is Martial Law Next?

June 5, 2020

Police across the US have met protesters with violence, tear gas, and rubber bullets. We speak with Otto the Watchdog, injured by police in Denver, and Tawanda Jones, who has led peaceful anti-brutality protests since her brother’s death in custody.

American Police Have Stashed Away Billions-And You Are Paying The Bill

May 1, 2020

The first part of our investigation into the hidden costs of policing reveals the exorbitant amount of money funneled to police through police pension funds; a PAR conversation with guest Otto the Watchdog

Despite Crisis, Auditors Continue To Confront Aggressive Policing

March 27, 2020

PAR guest James Freeman discusses the aftermath of a police chase that nearly killed two bystanders: a mother and her three-year-old child.

In A Pandemic, The US Addiction To Incarceration Comes Back To Haunt Us

March 20, 2020

For decades, police could surveil and drug test thousands of Americans every day. Why can’t those same resources be used for coronavirus testing? Police Accountability Report continues its analysis of overpolicing and public health.

Are Police Targeting Rural America for Mass Incarceration?

March 13, 2020

There has been an explosion of incarceration in rural communities across America. PAR explores the profit motive that has stimulated this rapid increase in our carceral complex with guest Otto the Watchdog, a first amendment auditor.

‘They Know Who I Am’: Auditor Arrested Again—While Playing a Video Game

February 28, 2020

Disabled veteran and First Amendment activist Blind Justice returns to PAR, saying he and his wife were threatened with violence and arrest while playing PokemonGo in a church parking lot in Rockingham, North Carolina.

Police Arrest Man for Holding a Sign, But That Was Just the Beginning

February 21, 2020

The arrest of an auditor for holding a sign was just the first in a series of questionable charges that raise fundamental questions about the true imperative of American policing.