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On-Body Camera May Disprove Racial Profiling Claim Against Oakland Officer

September 4, 2014

A black Oakland firefighter said he was the victim of racial profiling when a white city police officer kept his hand on his gun while temporarily detaining him and his two sons at a fire station, mistakenly believing he might be a burglar. More Here.

Video: On-Body Camera May Disprove Racial Profiling Claim Against Oakland Officer

September 4, 2014
Oakland police officials said the officer's response was "within policy," and they released a video from the officer's city-issued chest camera that appeared to contradict some of Jones' account.

UCLA Police Clear Officers of Excessive Force

February 4, 2014
The UCLA Police Department has cleared two officers accused by an African American judge of using excessive force after stopping him for not wearing a seat belt.

Attorney: N.C. Officer's Shooting Was Justified

September 17, 2013
A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer charged with manslaughter was justified when he shot and killed an unarmed man early Saturday, his attorney said Tuesday.

To Stop, or Not to Stop, That is the Question

August 28, 2013
The cop is the decision maker. Not Jesse Jackson. Not Al Sharpton. Not even the Supreme Court. All that stuff can be argued about later, and might well be.

Judge: NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk Unconstitutional

August 12, 2013
U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin also called for an independent monitor to oversee major changes to the policy including training, supervision, monitoring, and discipline.

Federal Judge: Racial Profiling OK In Stings

August 2, 2013
The chief judge of U.S. District Court in Chicago has questioned whether the federal government in a drug case racially profiled African-Americans and Latinos—raising a sensitive issue that for years has arisen in various forms nationwide.

LAPD Tries Mediation for Racial Profiling Claims

August 2, 2013
The Los Angeles Police Department received the go-ahead Tuesday to launch an experimental mediation program that would bring officers face-to-face with people who have accused them of racial profiling.

NYC Mayor Vetoes NYPD Oversight

July 24, 2013
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has vetoed a pair of measures to create an NYPD inspector general and allow people to sue over racial profiling by officers.

NYPD Cops Fight Racial Profiling Bill

June 19, 2013
A new ad produced by the NYPD's Captains Endowment Association blasts a City Council bill on racial profiling. The association says the bill would blindfold them from doing their job.

Joe Arpaio Racial Profiling Case Delayed

June 17, 2013
A federal judge who ruled an Arizona sheriff's office racially profiled Latinos delayed instituting remedies Friday to allow parties time to agree on options, but he indicated a court-appointed monitor likely would be assigned to assure the agency is complying with constitutional requirements.

Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio To Appeal Racial Profiling Ruling

May 27, 2013
Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio will appeal a federal judge's ruling that his agency systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the agency racially profiles people.

Good Cops, Bad Cop, Whatcha Gonna Do

March 28, 2013
It's been said that a truly good cop could have worked any era in law enforcement and done quite well. When my mind revisits those cops that I used to work with, around, and to varying degrees tolerated, there are two groups that stand out predominantly for their diametrically opposite approaches to patrol.

Federal Judge Takes Over Oakland Police Department

December 14, 2012
A federal judge has placed Oakland Police Department reform efforts under his direct control, citing nearly a decade of inadequate attempts to comply with a legal settlement in a case that unmasked systemic police brutality and racial profiling.

Video: Md. Officers Suspended for 'Driving While Black' Spoof

November 20, 2012
Two Prince George's County (Md.) Police officers may lose their jobs for producing a video in uniform that spoofed racial profiling by police.

Md. Officers' 'Driving While Black' Spoof

November 20, 2012

Warning: This video contains strong language. Two Prince George's County (Md.) Police officers have been suspended for producing a spoof called "Driving While Black" that Chief Mark Magaw described as racially crude. Read the full story here.

Feds Accuse N.C. Sheriff of Discriminatory Policing

September 18, 2012
The Department of Justice accused the Alamance County (N.C.) Sheriff's Office in a Tuesday letter of violating the Constitution by racially profiling and targeting Latinos.

S.F. Mayor Drops Stop-and-Frisk Plan

August 7, 2012
San Francisco's mayor has dropped plans to implement New York City's stop-and-frisk policy, after community leaders criticized the plan, saying it would lead to racial profiling.

Sheriff Joe Testifies in Racial Profiling Case

July 24, 2012
Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio defended his suppression sweeps and immigration enforcement practices in court today, testifying that he doesn't arrest people "because of the color of their skin."

Judge Warns Both Sides to Stay Current in Sheriff Joe Profiling Case

July 19, 2012
U.S. District Court Judge G. Murray Snow told the attorneys involved that his ruling will be based on the facts as they stand presently, not when the lawsuit was filed in 2007.
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