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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.

Arpaio Allies Outraged by Feds' Actions

March 13, 2009
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's supporters were defending their sheriff, one day after the U.S. Department of Justice announced it was launching an investigation into allegations that sheriff's deputies rely on racial profiling to root illegal immigrants out of the Valley.

Arab American Concerns

October 1, 2008

Fortunately, research and progressive thinking have yielded some promising practices for bridging the gap to the Arab American community. Many of these ideas are rooted in pre-existing community policing concepts.

Get Real, America

September 1, 2006

I have a lot of concerns about our now five-year-old war on terror. But the biggest is that we can't even come out and say who we're fighting. Many people don't take this war seriously because our leadership has not had the guts to come out and say who we're fighting.

Don't You Have Better Things to Do?

August 1, 2002

Police work is not intended to generate revenue. This happens because the command staff allows it to happen and they, in turn, sell out their police officers and the entire law enforcement community.

Profiling: Suddenly Politically Correct?

December 1, 2001

When our society finally realizes it should be politically correct to stop crime, the wasted energy now spent by those pounding their fists against racial profiling will be better spent taking action against those same "bad" people the cops are already trying to stop.

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