Latinos in Oakland’s Fruitvale District gathered with some prominent political supporters to call for the repeal of a Homeland Security program they claim promotes racial profiling.
Prosecutors will not file charges against against a man removed from an airplane at San Francisco International Airport last month after he refused to pull up his sagging pants.
A resolution before the Board of Supervisors would establish a formal city policy opposing racial profiling of Muslim, Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim and South Asian communities by law enforcement.
The San Jose Police Department is taking steps to ensure that officers are not unfairly profiling members of the public.
Community activists Thursday criticized Oakland City Attorney John Russo’s bid to seek an injunction against 41 alleged members of the Nortenos gang, saying that it would result in racial profiling of young Latino men.
KCBS Mike Colgan Reporting More than one-third of those who responded to a survey by Our Lady of Guadalupe Church reported being stopped by police without what they felt was a just cause. KCBS reporter […]
A survey of members of a predominantly Latino church on San Jose’s east side found that the level of trust between police and the community needs repair, members of a multi-ethnic interfaith organization said Thursday.