Practicas de agentes de la ley

Proteger la seguridad pública no significa sacrificar las libertades civiles

Debemos poner fin al uso de perfiles raciales y a la aplicación selectiva de la ley.

Buenas prácticas policiales, entrenamiento exhaustivo, políticas cuidadosamente elaboradas y distribución adecuada de recursos entre las agencias policiales pueden garantizar la seguridad pública y evitar abusos durante encuentros entre la policía y demás agentes del orden y el público.

Desdichadamente, en toda la nación y en los condados de San Diego e Imperial, el uso de perfiles raciales, la aplicación selectiva de la ley contra las personas de color e inquietantes políticas aplicadas al detener el tráfico y a peatones, afectan excesivamente a las comunidades de color y a las comunidades más pobres.

Technology

California Governor Signs Landmark Bill Halting Facial Recognition on Police Body Cams

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 8, 2019 Media Contact: Daisy Vieyra dvieyra@acluca.org 916-824-3266 SACRAMENTO–Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed landmark legislation making California the largest... Read More

Police Practices

Our Testimony To The PSLN Committee Regarding AB 953 Data Presentation

The following is the testimony delivered by ACLU-SDIC Policy Associate, Chelsey Birgisdóttir, as she spoke before the Public Safety and Liveable Neighborhoods Committee. Good morning, Councilmembers. My name is... Read More

Press Releases

California Senate Votes to Block Face Recognition on Police Body Cameras

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2019 Media Contact: Daisy Vieyra, dvieyra@acluca.org, 916-824-3266 SACRAMENTO–Today, the California Senate passed AB 1215: The Body Camera Accountability Act, legislation to... Read More

Police Practices

California is About to Enact One of the Strongest Laws to Prevent Police Shootings

California is About to Enact One of the Strongest Laws to Prevent Police Shootings By Jennifer Rojas California families impacted by police violence, advocates, and allies just made history. Today, Governor Gavin... Read More

Police Practices

The Body Camera Accountability Act (AB 1215)

Body cameras were promised as a way to hold police accountable not as surveillance systems to be used against the public. Unfortunately, body cameras are now at risk of being paired with face surveillance technology -... Read More