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.
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