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WANTED -- INFORMATION ABOUT UNDER-COP -– Be A Citizen Investigative Reporter for Indy Media. Words & Photos: W.I. Zard

Check the photos. The face is familiar! This face has appeared frequently in association with aggressive UCSC police force action. Citizen investigative reporter's -- help us learn more.
WANTED -- INFORMATION ABOUT UNDER-COP -– Be A Citizen Investigative Reporter for Indy Media. Words & Photos: W.I. Zard

Check the photos. The face is familiar!

This face has appeared frequently in association with aggressive UCSC police force action.

No uniform; he prefers to dress informally. Tying to be an undercover cop, he betrays his true loyalties by his behavior and associations. He is definitely a lousy actor. Special features – six feet tall, maybe more; thin face; lanky muscular build; very straight looong nose. He likes to make faces at photographers.

Is there anyone working at UCSC who has seen his name in a file, roster, staff photo sheet? Is there anyone who lives near this guy who knows his address? Someone must have seen him around town, shopping, doing errands – what, where? He really doesn’t act like a pleasant person and probably treats everyone the same way; maybe someone on the police force who would like to snitch on him? If you see him driving a vehicle, get his license plate number.

Maybe in an alternate persona he is a nice guy -- likes fly fishing, practices Buddhism, coaches ballet, cooks gourmet vegan meals for his family and volunteers at a homeless shelter. We also want to know about any of his positive characteristics.

Indy media readers are requested to be investigative reporters and submit information about the Unknown Under-Cop using the “add a new comment? form at the end of this features story.

Or, if YOU ARE UNDER-COP, please feel free to submit your own information. We’re open to controversial dialog. And in spite of the satiric nature of this article, we know you are a human being with feelings -- let’s hear ‘em. In spite of all of this little authority-vs-youth-warring, we love you. By the way, are you guys union?

Appearances:

April 6th -- a front page photo in the Sentinel depicts a lean, muscular, intense and casually dressed man aggressively pushing student demonstrators at the April 5th Career Day counter-recruiter action at Stevenson Center;

April 14th -- at the UCS service worker strike students and workers confront a very arrogant older adult posing as a student demonstrator;

April 18th -- At the Tent University date encampment a sweat-shirt clad man with a video camera appears to be co-directing UCSC police aggression against nonviolent demonstrators.

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He has some sort of leadership position.

At the counter-recruitment action at UCSC he muscled and gave bruises two female students.

Here's a picture that someone took of him videotaping protestors at the April 14 strike.
 

Re: WANTED -- INFORMATION ABOUT UNDER-COP -– Be A Citizen Investigative Reporter for Indy Media. Words & Photos: W.I. Zard

Isn't this public record? Can we call UC Police/Santa Cruz Police?
 

Re: WANTED -- INFORMATION ABOUT UNDER-COP -– Be A Citizen Investigative Reporter for Indy Media. Words & Photos: W.I. Zard

You could send someone to UCSC PD to file a complaint against this undercover cop. If folks at UCSC don't seem to recognize him as a UCSC cop...He could have been brought in from another UC campus, so you could try posting to different indy sites throughout the state, or emailing campus organizers at different uc campuses. It does seem more likely that he is a UC cop than a Santa Cruz cop, but you could also check there...
 

Re: WANTED -- INFORMATION ABOUT UNDER-COP -– Be A Citizen Investigative Reporter for Indy Media. Words & Photos: W.I. Zard

this is going on a lot more these days.

CSU-Fresno Students Demand An End to Police Spying
www.indybay.org/news/2005/04/1734323.php

Seems (a different) Big Brother was out again in Santa Cruz at the 4/20 walkout. see the first photo here:
santacruz.indymedia.org/newswire/display/17491/index.php
 

ask the administrators

folks, it's not like the UCSC admin didn't have about 10 meetings of tent U before it even happened. the fact that you had like 3 associate vice-chancellors sitting on their butts in lawn chairs watching tent U wasn't accidental. They had MANY meetings trying to figure out how to stop tent U, and then figuring out how to co-op (make a deal on tent U) and finally when and how to stop Tent U. Folks at these meetings were likely the chancellor, chanc. of student affairs hernandez as well as assoc. chanc. jean marie scott, gail heit and UC police chief. the decision to film by police wasn't just a police decision. want to know who this guy is and who decided he needed to be there...ASK. ASK asst. chancellor hernandez, or jean marie scott or gail heit. hold the administrators accountable.
 

Re: WANTED -- INFORMATION ABOUT UNDER-COP -– Be A Citizen Investigative Reporter for Indy Media. Words & Photos: W.I. Zard

I am a cop hangin' out in Santa Cruz
 

Re: WANTED -- INFORMATION ABOUT UNDER-COP -– Be A Citizen Investigative Reporter for Indy Media. Words & Photos: W.I. Zard

I've seen this guy before at events in Watsonville. Did anyone see him at the Watsonville HS Career Day event? There were so many cops there you'd think he would've shown up. Just a thought.
 

Re: WANTED -- INFORMATION ABOUT UNDER-COP -– Be A Citizen Investigative Reporter for Indy Media. Words & Photos: W.I. Zard

The author of this article is sure very curious to find out who this individual is, yet he/she lacks the intestinal fortitude to identify themself. Sure makes a person wonder.
 

Full Meal Deal

real deal comments "The author of this article is sure very curious to find out who this individual is, yet he/she lacks the intestinal fortitude to identify themselves. Sure makes a person wonder" har D har har Real Deal lacks the intestinal fortitude to identify themselves. Sure makes a person wonder when rd is finger pointing and then hides behind a fake name as h/she is bitching about? har har Cops shouldn’t hide and spy on innocent citizens! Innocent citizens can hide/or not, all they want to. and openly/sneaky spy/ask about civil servants who work for us anytime they want to .....no name is needed har D har har... boy sure makes a person wonder? I know!
 

Re: WANTED -- INFORMATION ABOUT UNDER-COP -– Be A Citizen Investigative Reporter for Indy Media. Words & Photos: W.I. Zard

Using my deductive reasoning skills, I would guess that this guy is not "Joe Cop" from the local station. He looks like he is suspiciously behind in his donut quota. Seriously, if you look around his eyes, you can tell he is at least 40, but his body looks rock-hard. (Don't get a big head, buddy. Rock-hard bodies count for very little around here.)

I would bet he is somekind of special agent. Homeland Security, FBI or maybe one of those ex-Marines who is hired as a "special consultant" who *think* they can do whatever they want? Just a guess.....
 

Re: WANTED -- INFORMATION ABOUT UNDER-COP -– Be A Citizen Investigative Reporter for Indy Media. Words & Photos: W.I. Zard

yeah, he's been seen driving on campus in an unmarked green ford taurus license # 3JL....
 

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