Tag Archives: police practices

ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties Statement re San Diego City County’s Resolution to Support AB 392.

Today, the San Diego City Council passed a resolution to support AB 392: The California Act to Save Lives. Authored by Assemblymember Shirley Weber, AB 392 is a common-sense bill that will save lives and increase safety for police officers….

Advocates and Families of People Killed by Police Urge California Lawmakers to Pass Bill that Will Curb Deadly Police Shootings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2019 Media Contact: Daisy Vieyra dvieyra@acluca.org, 916-824-3266 SACRAMENTO–Today, the ACLU of California, faith-based organizations, police reform advocates, labor unions, and families who have lost loved ones to police violence called on the legislature to pass…

SDACLU Executive Director’s Statement on SDSU Study of SDPD Stop Data

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…

Statement on El Cajon Police Department’s Video Release

This statement can be attributed to Norma Chavez-Peterson, Executive Director of ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties SAN DIEGO, CA – The video released Friday of the shooting death of Alfred Olango by El Cajon Police raises disturbing, if…

Have the police ever taken your property?

Many people in California have had their money, car, and even their home permanently taken by law enforcement – even though they were never arrested or convicted of a crime. If this has happened to you, sharing your story could…