Tag Archives: police department

City’s Secretive Recruitment Process For New SDPD Chief Falls Short

SAN DIEGO – A coalition of community advocacy groups is calling on San Diego City leaders to have an open and transparent process to hire the next chief of police. The process announced by the city on Tuesday is deeply…

California Needs to Stand with All Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Did you know that an estimated 8,300,000 Californians will experience physical assault, rape, or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetimes? While California has made significant strides to help make sure survivors aren’t afraid to come forward, the federal…

What Did We Really Learn About Biased Policing In San Diego?

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 version of the analysis, in…

ACLU Sues City of San Diego, Demands SDPD Change Policy Allowing DNA Collection From Minors Without Parental Consent

SAN DIEGO, CA – The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLU-SDIC) filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court yesterday against the City of San Diego.  The long-standing civil rights organization seeks to change current San Diego Police Department policy…

San Diego ACLU Seeks Public Records Related to ECPD Officer’s Shooting of Alfred Olango

SAN DIEGO, CA – In response to community concerns about the conduct of law enforcement leading up to and in the aftermath of the killing of Alfred Olango, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties sent public record requests…