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Comparing San Diego Law Enforcement to Ferguson

A San Diego Police officer in riot gear observes a protest Nov. 26, 2014 of a Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict a white officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. San Diego police kept their distance from demonstrators … Continue reading

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Protesters Gather in Mid-City After Ferguson Decision

Demonstrators gather in City Heights Nov. 25 in the wake of a Missouri grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot a black teenager. | Video Credit: Brian Myers By Brian Myers Following a Missouri … Continue reading

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Voices: Don’t Think Ferguson Could Happen in San Diego? Think Again.

By Dwayne Crenshaw Dwayne Crenshaw is a native San Diegan and long-time community and nonprofit leader. Crenshaw’s commentary appeared on Voice of San Diego, a Speak City Heights partner, and has been edited for style and clarity. Could Ferguson happen … Continue reading

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Killing of Missouri Teen Reminds Locals of Tensions Between Minorities and Police

Lei-Chala Wilson, president of the San Diego chapter of the NAACP, and Benjamin Kelso, president of the local Black Police Officers Association, join KPBS Evening Edition to discuss what San Diego’s black community is saying about the police killing of … Continue reading

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Zimmerman: ‘I Will Not Tolerate Any Instances of Racial Profiling’

In partnership with the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association and the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association, San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman released this public service announcement stating that police racial profiling will not be tolerated and offering ways … Continue reading

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Victims of Police Violence Honored at City Heights Vigil

Jack Cairncross ties a strip of red fabric on the arm of a vigil attendee. | Photo Credit: Tarryn Mento, KPBS By Tarryn Mento At 20 minutes after 4 p.m., more than 100 San Diegans in City Heights — and … Continue reading

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