Racial profiling

San Francisco Hall of Justice (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report Shows Racial Profiling, Unequal Treatment Of Blacks On San Francisco Streets, In Court System

In comparison to their white counterparts, black adults in San Francisco are much more likely to be arrested, booked into county jail and convicted, according to a racial and ethnic disparities report released Tuesday by the San Francisco Reentry Council.

06/23/2015

Comedian W. Kamau Bell (second from left) at a meeting on racism in Berkeley on March 13, 2015. (CBS)

W. Kamau Bell’s Racial Profiling Experience At Berkeley Cafe Spurs Community Meeting

Hundreds turned out for a discussion on racism in Berkeley on Friday night, two months after comedian W. Kamau Bell was racially profiled at a café.

03/13/2015

W. Kamau Bell

Comedian W. Kamau Bell Says He Was Racially Profiled At Berkeley Restaurant

W. Kamau Bell claims an employee at the Elmwood Cafe racially profiled him when she told him to “scram” while he was talking to his wife outside the popular Berkeley restaurant.

01/30/2015

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African American Man Sues BART Police Claiming Racial Profiling In Arrest

Albert Burleson was arrested at the Powell BART station in August, but claims his civil rights were violated as officers looked for a panhandler.

12/25/2014

Shoplifting Suspect

Retail Profiling Lawsuits: Businesses Would Rather Lose Merchandise Than Detain Potential Shoplifters

Retailers lose $45 billion dollars annually to theft, about $10 billion of that to shoplifting. Yet the last thing stores may want to do is catch a thief.

11/26/2014

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Say Officer Acted Within Policy Detaining Firefighter And His Kids, Video Released

Video has surfaced of a tense situation between a white Oakland police officer and a black off-duty firefighter outside the fire station where he worked. Meanwhile, police said the officer was “within policy” during the incident.

09/03/2014

Keith Jones and Sons

Race Issues Raised When Oakland Firefighter, Kids Detained By Police Officer

A black Oakland firefighter has filed a complaint with the Oakland Police Department after he and his young kids were detained by a white police officer outside the station where the firefighter worked.

08/29/2014

Authorities in Palo Alto search for a suspect who evaded police following a traffic stop on August 30, 2012. The suspect was later arrested. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Racial Profiling Or High Crime Area? What Police Do With Traffic-Stop Data

Bay Area police departments collect information on the race of drivers pulled over in traffic stops, but most of the agencies report they don’t have the time, staff or budget to do anything with that information.

08/19/2014

Police officers protect the City Hall as protesters from Occupy Oakland -the local offshoot of Occupy Wall Street- marched to the buiding in Oakland on January 28, 2012. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Monitor: OPD Making Progress, Still Struggling With Racial Profiling

Oakland Police Department’s federal monitor released a report that says it has to comply with just six of the 51 original reform goals that were imposed over 10 years ago.

06/17/2014

State Assembly candidate Clarence Hunt. (CBS)

African-American Campaign Volunteers Claim Racial Profiling During East Bay Canvassing

Some African-American campaign workers going door-to-door in the East Bay may be victims of racial profiling.

06/02/2014

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