Tag Archives: policing

California is Reining in Policing for Profit

by Mica Doctoroff & Kanya Bennett Published originally September 20, 2016. UPDATE: As of January 2017, new protections against policing for profit have taken effect in California. Thanks to a huge coalition effort co-led by the ACLU, California law enforcement can…

SDACLU Applauds Study Recommendations To Address Biased Policing

SAN DIEGO, CA – Norma Chavez-Peterson, Executive Director of the San Diego ACLU delivered the following statement regarding the final SDSU Study of SDPD Traffic Stop data during the 2pm meeting of the Public Safety & Livable Neighborhoods Committee Meeting…

New Study Shows Police Presence In Schools Has Negative Effect On Students

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…

Making Things More Fair in CA, One Bill at a Time

OUR GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENTS California now has some of the strongest protections against policing for profit in the country Working with a broad coalition of racial justice, immigrants’ rights, labor, and civil libertarian organizations, we sponsored and passed SB 443, a…

Gov. Brown Signs Historic Bill to Rein in Asset Forfeiture Abuse, Paving Way for Other States

SACRAMENTO—Today, Governor Brown signed a groundbreaking bill to limit civil asset forfeiture abuse in California, marking a significant victory for the larger asset forfeiture reform movement underway throughout the country. State lawmakers approved Senate Bill 443 last month with overwhelming,…