Protecting public safety doesn't mean sacrificing civil liberties
Racial profiling, selective enforcement must end.
Good police practices, thorough training, carefully crafted policies, and appropriate allocation of resources in law enforcement can ensure public safety and prevent abuses in encounters between police and other law enforcement officers and the public.
Unfortunately, across the nation and here in San Diego and Imperial counties, patterns of racial profiling, the selective enforcement of laws against people of color, and disturbing traffic- and pedestrian-stop policies have resulted in a disproportionate effect on communities of color and poorer communities.
WASHINGTON, DC — President Trump addressed a group of law enforcement officers in Brentwood, New York, today and endorsed the use of force against people police suspect of criminal activity.Jeffery... Read More
After waiting sixteen years for an analysis of San Diego Police Department traffic stop data to address concerns about biased policing, we are shocked and disappointed to learn that San Diegans were provided a muted... Read More
ACLU to Jeff Sessions: Repeating The Failed War on Drugs Experiment Is Taking the Nation Back by Decades
NEW YORK —Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed the criminal justice policy by former attorney general Eric H. Holder Jr. that instructed prosecutors to avoid charging certain defendants with drug offenses that... Read More