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.
Contact: Daisy Vieyra, 916-442-1036 x613 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 30, 2018 SB 1421 will open California police use of force records and records of officers found guilty of committing misconduct, like planting... Read More
Contact: Daisy Vieyra, 916-442-1036 x613 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2018 Sacramento – Today, the California Senate Appropriations Committee advanced legislation to open law enforcement misconduct and use of... Read More
Sacramento - Today, the California Senate Committee on Public Safety approved legislation to open police use of force and misconduct records with five senators voting in support of the measure. In response, the... Read More
Assistant Chief Nisleit must answer key questions to demonstrate the SDPD will ‘protect and serve’ all San Diegans fairly, equally and effectively under his leadership. Testimony of ACLU Senior Policy Strategist... Read More