Monthly Archives: October 2016

SDACLU Executive Director’s Statement on SDSU Study of SDPD Stop Data

San Diego, CA – Below is the written testimony presented by San Diego ACLU Executive Director Norma Chavez-Peterson to the Public Safety & Livable Neighborhoods Committee today, October 26, 2016.   This testimony pertains to the SDSU analysis of 2014–1015 police…

The Path to Police Transparency

Release of SDPD traffic stop data analysis as promised is imperative for police transparency, accountability and public trust, says San Diego ACLU. SAN DIEGO, CA – In February 2015, the City of San Diego commissioned San Diego State University to…

SDACLU Statement Regarding Police Apology For ‘Historical Mistreatment of Communities of Color’

Sixteen thousand members of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) were at the San Diego Convention Center this past October 15 – 18 for their annual conference.  In an extraordinary statement delivered to the group on Monday, IACP…

New Study Shows Police Presence In Schools Has Negative Effect On Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2016 NEW STUDY SHOWS POLICE PRESENCE IN SCHOOLS HAS NEGATIVE EFFECT ON STUDENTS LOS ANGELES – Vast policy disparities among California school districts on how and when to summon law enforcement officers to campuses expose students…

Job Announcement: Communications Strategist

COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties seeks a skilled, dynamic, and sophisticated full-time Communications Strategist.  The ACLU fights for individual rights and fundamental freedoms for all, through education, litigation, policy advocacy, and…