Freelance photojournalist Mathieu Lewis-Rolland, while wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the word “Press,” snapped this photo on July 12 during protests in Portland, Oregon. A short time later, a Federal Protective Service officer shot at him 10 times with hard-plastic bullets. The photo is included as part of his declaration filed in federal court in an ACLU lawsuit focused on law-enforcement abuses.

Trump Administration Continues to Obscure the Role of Private Contractors in Protest Clampdown

Congress is now probing the use of contract security personnel in law enforcement operations led by DOJ and DHS

A rolling deployment of federal law enforcement forces underway in this country since June has been making headlines…

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