Many recent incidents demonstrate the San Diego Police Department falls seriously short of its stated values of Human Life, Integrity, Partnerships, Diversity, Employee Enrichment, Compassion, Innovation and Courageous Justice.
We are disgusted to see a White man using an unnecessary and potentially lethal technique on an unarmed 14-year old Black student. We need change.
August 27, 2021 Re: Public Safety, Masks and Vaccination, and Extremism in the SDPD We are seeing many disturbing signs from the San Diego Police Department. The extremist social posts continue, suggesting that masks and vaccination are some form of oppression. That would be bad enough, but we are also told this isn’t just an […]
A plaque celebrating how soon his career a Sheriff’s Department Sergeant tased 25 people was wholly inappropriate. The fact that this award seems to have been on open display in his office for nearly 10 years calls the culture into question.
The NAACP San Diego Branch is gravely concerned by a recent leaked post (see attached) on the Police Officers’ Association forum reputedly made by a San Diego Police Officer, in regards to masking and vaccinations. This post mentions 2nd Amendment rights, alleges there would be support of hundreds of officers in resisting the lawful government of our City and State.
We are gratified that El Cajon Superior Court Judge Patricia Cookson has decided that the very significant mismatches between Mr Dages’ statements about the arrest of Mr Amaurie Johnson and citizen video of that same arrest warrant a trial.
The NAACP San Diego Branch, along with the Voice & Viewpoint, will be presenting a webinar on how to keep ourselves and our children safe from the COVID-19 Delta Variant.
Cathedral Catholic High School and players should not compete in an “Honor Bowl” without first apologizing to Lincoln High School for the t-shirt incident.
2021-07-17 Re: Honoring John Lewis This Thursday, July 17th, will mark the 1-year anniversary of the death of Representative John Lewis. In San Diego Bay, the Navy will christen the USNS John Lewis in his honor. We are glad that the Navy is naming a ship after Representative Lewis. We hope the christening will spark […]
“Southeast San Diego” is the incorrect way to refer to our communities. Specific community names should be used when possible. Otherwise, “Southeastern San Diego” is the proper term.