Tag Archives: SDPD

The Search For The Next Chief of Police

The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties strongly supports robust civic engagement in decision-making about the next Chief of the San Diego Police Department.   For this reason, we are pleased to see that the Mayor’s May revised budget for…

ACLU Criticizes City Council’s ‘Inexcusable Failure’ to Adopt Recommendations Addressing Biased Policing In Independent Study of SDPD Data

ACLU Statement by Norma Chavez-Peterson Executive Director ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties: The majority of the San Diego City Council demonstrated an inexcusable failure in leadership yesterday in their decision to accept the 2-year independent study of police…

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…

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…

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…