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ACLU Statement on San Diego Sheriff Body-Worn Camera Pilot Program

The following statement can be attributed to Kellen Russoniello, staff attorney, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties: Public support for body cameras is based on the idea they will bring transparency and... Read More

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Time for a Reality Check: Protocols Needed for Release of Police Videos

San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis called a press conference just days before Christmas to release an edited version of the long-sought video of a deadly police shooting of an unarmed man in the Midway District... Read More

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ACLU Case Challenging Inhumane Detention Conditions Moves Forward

SAN DIEGO — A federal district court permitted a class action lawsuit challenging harmful and unconstitutional conditions of confinement by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to move forward  this week.In Jane... Read More

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For San Diego Police Department, Body Cameras Not Translating into Transparency

San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman this week released a report on the Department’s first full year with body cameras on officers in three divisions (Southeastern, Central and Mid-City). The Chief is to be... Read More

Privacy and Technology

Voters Concerned About Digital Privacy, Want to Increase Protections from Warrantless Searches

 Sacramento, CA – By overwhelming majorities, California voters are concerned about their digital privacy and support efforts to increase protections included in the California Electronic Privacy Act... Read More