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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.

S.F. Mayor Considers 'Stop and Frisk' Plan

July 19, 2012
The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously in favor of a nonbinding resolution urging Lee not to adopt a stop-and-frisk policy like that of New York City, where officers can stop and search people they deem suspicious.

Sheriff Arpaio Loses Federal Immigration Enforcement Powers

December 15, 2011
The Obama Administration's Department of Homeland Security stripped Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio of several federal tools for immigration enforcement, following a scathing Justice Department report accusing him of discriminatory policing.

N.J. State Police Are a Model Agency, A.G. Says

October 5, 2011
The New Jersey State Police have been a "model law enforcement agency" since being placed under federal oversight in 2009, the state's Attorney General Paula Dow said at a press conference this morning.

Racial Profiling: A Pragmatic Approach

April 8, 2011
Law enforcement officers rely on their training and experience when developing a case and if their expertise leads them to believe that a subject is involved in, or about to be involved in criminal activity, this belief shouldn't be discounted simply because it was based partly on the subject's race or ethnicity.

New Chief Expands Racial Profiling Definition

February 22, 2011
The change makes it a policy violation for an officer to show "any biased behavior at any time during an encounter with the public." In the past four years, the department investigated 150 bias complaints and didn't sustain any of them.

Let's Talk About Racism

July 28, 2010
The pro forma accusations of racism that I endured on patrol involved detainees who routinely accused me of stopping them because they were black/Hispanic/Asian/albino—despite the fact that their features had been completely obscured by the tinted windows for which I was pulling them over in the first place.

Anchorage PD Chief Defends Department Against Charges of Racism

July 1, 2010
Responding to the claims of two veteran detectives who contend the Anchorage Police Department is rife with racism, Police Chief Mark Mew said Wednesday that the force does not tolerate discrimination.

D.C. Metro Chief Apologizes For 'Large Lips' Memo

April 16, 2010
D.C. Metro's acting police chief, Jeri Lee, issued a written apology to his officers for a training memo that sparked critiques of racial profiling.

Sheriff Arpaio Won't Cooperate with Federal Inquiry

July 8, 2009
Joe Arpaio is done cooperating with the Department of Justice. The Maricopa County sheriff, whose agency became the subject of a federal Civil Rights Division investigation in March, announced at a news conference Tuesday that employees would no longer consent to interviews or allow investigators access to documents until the Department of Justice details the allegations against Arpaio's office and appoints attorneys to communicate with the county's counsel.
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