Tag Archives: police

The Path to Police Transparency

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…

SDACLU Statement Regarding Police Apology For ‘Historical Mistreatment of Communities of Color’

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…

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…

San Diego ACLU Seeks Answers Related to Arrests at a Peaceful Vigil at Site of Alfred Olango Killing

SAN DIEGO – In response to a video post by a community member at what appears to be a peaceful vigil at the site of the killing of Alfred Olango, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties sent a letter…

Updated Statement On The Shooting of Alfred Olango By an El Cajon Police Officer

SAN DIEGO, CA – On Tuesday, September 27, an El Cajon police officer fatally shot Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man, after his sister asked the police to help him because of behavior connected to his mental illness. Many of…