Oct 26,2016

San Diego, CA – Below is the written testimony presented by San Diego ACLU Executive Director Norma Chavez-Peterson to the Public Safety & Livable Neighborhoods Committee today, October 26, 2016.   This testimony pertains to the SDSU analysis of 2014–1015 police traffic stop data that appears to confirm patterns of racial profiling.   “The ACLU is not... Read More

Oct 21,2016

Release of SDPD traffic stop data analysis as promised is imperative for police transparency, accountability and public trust, says San Diego ACLU. SAN DIEGO, CA – In February 2015, the City of San Diego commissioned San Diego State University to analyze San Diego Police Department traffic stop data to shed light on possible racial profiling of local drivers.  The SDSU... Read More

Oct 19,2016

Sixteen thousand members of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) were at the San Diego Convention Center this past October 15 – 18 for their annual conference.  In an extraordinary statement delivered to the group on Monday, IACP President Terrence Cunningham took an important first step forward in building stronger relationships with and within black... Read More

Oct 19,2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2016 NEW STUDY SHOWS POLICE PRESENCE IN SCHOOLS HAS NEGATIVE EFFECT ON STUDENTS LOS ANGELES – Vast policy disparities among California school districts on how and when to summon law enforcement officers to campuses expose students to improper arrests, detentions, and possible violations of their civil rights, according to a new report... Read More

Oct 18,2016

COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties seeks a skilled, dynamic, and sophisticated full-time Communications Strategist. The ACLU fights for individual rights and fundamental freedoms for all, through education, litigation, policy advocacy, and organizing. The ACLU promotes and defends civil rights and civil... Read More