Monthly Archives: February 2018

ACLU Comment on Supreme Court Immigration Detention Ruling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2018 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 212-284-7347, [email protected] WASHINGTON – In a 5-to-3 decision in Jennings v. Rodriguez, the Supreme Court overturned a ruling requiring that immigrants subjected to prolonged detention must be given a custody hearing. Two…

Reflections On What Remains To Be Done After Police Chief Zimmerman Retires

Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman made history when she was named San Diego’s first female chief in 2014. As San Diegans and the San Diego Police Department plan for her retirement and prepare to welcome her successor, there are the inevitable…

ACLU Wins Suit Over Individuals’ Right to Protest and Monitor Border Patrol Checkpoint Operations

SAN DIEGO – Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion siding with ACLU clients in a case involving the First Amendment right to protest and monitor law enforcement activities in public. After plaintiffs Peter Ragan and Leesa…

Will the Next Chief of Police ‘Protect and Serve’ All San Diegans Fairly, Equally and Effectively?

Assistant Chief Nisleit must answer key questions to demonstrate the SDPD will ‘protect and serve’ all San Diegans fairly, equally and effectively under his leadership. Testimony of ACLU Senior Policy Strategist Christie Hill offers insights, raises questions at first of…

CPAT Statement on the selection of Assistant Chief David Nisleit as the City of San Diego’s next Chief of Police

SAN DIEGO – Today, Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced in a press conference his choice of Assistant Chief David Nisleit as the City of San Diego’s next Chief of Police. The Coalition for Police Accountability and Transparency (“CPAT”) released the following…