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Video: Councilman Backs Off Claims of Racial Profiling by Texas PD

May 11, 2018
The McKinney (TX) Police Department released body camera footage of the arrest of a city councilman following a traffic stop. Before seeing the video, Councilman La'Shadion Shemwell had claimed he was racially profiled. But then he saw the footage.

Councilman Backs Off Claims of Racial Profiling by Texas PD

May 11, 2018
The McKinney (TX) Police Department released body camera footage of the arrest of a city councilman following a traffic stop. Before seeing the video, Councilman La'Shadion Shemwell had claimed he was racially profiled. But then he saw the footage. More Here.

Portland Police Bureau to Halt, Purge All Gang Designations

September 8, 2017
Portland, OR, police next month will end their more than 20-year-old practice of designating people as gang members or gang associates in response to strong community concerns about the labels that have disproportionately affected minorities.

Video: Chicago Officers Cleared of Racial Profiling Allegations Made by Congressman

February 10, 2017
Two Chicago Police officers have been cleared of wrongdoing after U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush claimed he had been racially profiled during a traffic stop last summer, according to a police spokesman.

Chicago Officers Cleared of Racial Profiling Allegations Made by Congressman

February 10, 2017
Two Chicago Police officers have been cleared of wrongdoing after U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush claimed he had been racially profiled during a traffic stop last summer, according to a police spokesman. More Here.

Entire Session of Los Angeles Police Commission Focuses on Racial Profiling

November 15, 2016
On Tuesday, the city’s civilian police commission took the unorthodox step of devoting its entire weekly meeting to the topic of biased policing, as department brass spoke to commissioners and a packed crowd of residents inside City Hall about a 143-page report, which looks at how the LAPD and other agencies investigate allegations of biased policing.

All CA Agencies Must Begin Tracking Use-of-Force Injuries

September 23, 2016
All 800 police departments in California must begin using a new online tool launched Thursday to report and help track every time officers use force that causes serious injuries.

Minneapolis Police to Begin Tracking Race, Gender on Traffic, Other Stops

September 16, 2016
The Minneapolis Police Department has begun tracking the ethnicities and other demographic characteristics of drivers and pedestrians stopped by its officers to determine whether racial profiling is a common problem in Minnesota's largest city.

Denver Police to Begin Collecting Racial Data at Traffic, Pedestrian Stops

August 8, 2016
Denver police plan to begin collecting racial data about the people officers stop by the end of the year, after years of saying such an effort would be too difficult and expensive to implement.

California's Racial Profiling Law 'Terrible' Legislation, Police Officials Say

October 5, 2015
Gov. Jerry Brown this weekend signed legislation mandating that California law enforcement agencies collect — and make public — data on the racial makeup of all those encountered by police.

DOJ Recommends Racial Bias Probe of St. Louis County Traffic Stops

October 2, 2015
But the county police's use of force between 2009 and 2013 was significantly lower than the national average, and the federal analysis of traffic stop data is not sufficient to provide actual evidence of bias in vehicle stops on the part of county police, the feds found.

Colorado Lawmakers Weigh Electronic Police Citations

September 29, 2015
Colorado lawmakers studying ways to collect data on racial profiling by law enforcement said Monday they would consider having some agencies issue citations electronically to make it easier to compile information.

California Lawmakers Approve Bills to Track Racial Profiling, Police Use of Force

September 10, 2015
California lawmakers on Wednesday approved measures to track the race of motorists stopped by officers and incidents of use of force by police officers.

Justice Department to Fault Ferguson Police, Seeing Racial Bias in Traffic Stops

March 2, 2015
The Justice Department has nearly completed a highly critical report accusing the police in Ferguson, Mo., of making discriminatory traffic stops of African-Americans that created years of racial animosity leading up to an officer's shooting of a black teenager last summer.

Video: Police Chiefs Share Views on Deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner

December 15, 2014
In a CBS News interview, a group of four police chiefs discussed excessive force, diversity within police forces, and the dangers of law enforcement.

4 Police Chiefs Share Views on Deaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner

December 15, 2014
In a CBS News poll, 54 percent of African-Americans said they've been targets of police discrimination. It's an issue CBS News correspondent Jeff Pegues explored with a group of four police chiefs. More Here.

Holder Announces New Anti-Profiling Guidelines for Federal Officers

December 2, 2014
The U.S. Department of Justice will announce stiff new protocols to curtail profiling by federal law enforcement in the coming days, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday evening.

Justice Department to Ban Profiling by Federal Law Enforcement

September 29, 2014
The Justice Department is expected to issue a broad new policy in the coming two to three weeks banning religious and other forms of profiling by federal law enforcement officers, department sources said Friday.

L.A. Civil Rights Activists Say "Django" Actress Should Apologize to Police

September 23, 2014
Civil rights leaders in Los Angeles have called for a “Django Unchained” actress to apologize after claiming Los Angeles Police Department officers racially profiled her. More Here.

L.A. Civil Rights Activists Say "Django" Actress Should Apologize to Police

September 23, 2014
Civil rights leaders in Los Angeles have called for a “Django Unchained” actress to apologize after claiming Los Angeles Police Department officers racially profiled her.
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