Monthly Archives: May 2018

ACLU Applauds California Senate Approval of Bill to Establish Safeguards Before Law Enforcement Can Acquire New Surveillance Technology

Contact: Daisy Vieyra, 916-442-1036 x613 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2018 SB 1186 will require local elected officials’ approval before law enforcement acquires surveillance technologies like drones, social media surveillance, and facial recognition software SACRAMENTO–Today, the State Senate advanced SB…

ACLU Applauds Advancement of California Bill to Prevent Wrongful Convictions

Contact: Daisy Vieyra, 916-442-1036 x613 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 30, 2018 SACRAMENTO–Today, the California Senate advanced legislation to require police throughout the state to adhere to evidence-based standards during eyewitness identifications. Senators voted 24 to 8 to approve the measure,…

California Senate Advances “Right to Know” Police Transparency Legislation with Bipartisan Support

Contact: Daisy Vieyra, 916-442-1036 x613 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 30, 2018 SB 1421 will open California police use of force records and records of officers found guilty of committing misconduct, like planting evidence and sexually assaulting members of the public….

Advocates Applaud Advancement of Bill to Open Police Misconduct Records in California

Contact: Daisy Vieyra, 916-442-1036 x613 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2018 Sacramento – Today, the California Senate Appropriations Committee advanced legislation to open law enforcement misconduct and use of force records. SB 1421, introduced by Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), will…

Advocates Applaud Advancement of Bill to Open Police Misconduct Records in California

Contact: Daisy Vieyra, 916-442-1036 x613 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2018 Sacramento – Today, the California Senate Appropriations Committee advanced legislation to open law enforcement misconduct and use of force records. SB 1421, introduced by Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), will…