Police Practices

SB 1286 – Lifting the Veil of Secrecy on Police Misconduct and Use of Force

SB 1286 is a commonsense bill that will restore police transparency in California and improve accountability and trust in the men and women tasked with serving and protecting us.Police wield far more power than... Read More


SB 443 – No More Policing for Profit

SB 443 is an important bill that upholds and protects the American principles of fairness and due process in California.For years, law enforcement agencies in the state have taken advantage of a loophole that lets... Read More


ACLU Applauds City Council’s Vote to Invest All Prop 47 Savings in the Community

SAN DIEGO - The American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego and Imperial Counties applauds the action taken by the San Diego City Council today to increase funding for anti-recidivism programs funded through... Read More


ACLU and Senator Joel Anderson Host Panel on Asset Forfeiture Abuse at San Diego Law School

SAN DIEGO–State Senator Joel Anderson (R-Alpine) and the ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties joined several panelists today at Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Center for Criminal Law and Policy to discuss... Read More

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Be Part of California’s Shift to Smart Justice

One year ago, 60% of California voters passed Proposition 47, which changed six petty drug and theft offenses from felonies to misdemeanors and mandated that savings from reduced incarceration be invested in... Read More