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.

Police Practices

Police Use of Deadly Force (AB 931)

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Police Practices

Lifting the Veil of Secrecy: Police Misconduct & Use of Force (SB 1421)

Although California is often thought of as a beacon of progressive values, the Golden State is actually one of the most secretive states when it comes to information about police use of force and serious and confirmed... Read More

Police Practices

Advocates Pledge Support, Applaud Advancement of Police Transparency & Accountability Legislation

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Police Practices

Police Militarization (AB 3131)

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News

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

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