President Bonner’s comments on the San Diego Police Department’s use of force.
The City doesn’t need another survey about trust in the Police. The City needs to act on the information it already has.
Mark Ritchie, by showing a terrible lack of both empathy and judgement by posting a pornographic image of Mr George Floyd, has demonstrated his unfitness to wear a bad and carry a gun. He must not be reinstated.
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.
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 calls upon the San Diego Chief of Police to take White Supremacy extremism in the SDPD seriously.
We have been made aware of a disturbing incident this morning involving the brutal handling of a member of our community.
March 31, 2021 A Black man, Zhadius Penn, was shot and killed by a security guard at the Ralph’s supermarket in downtown San Diego on the night of February 12th, 2021. According to news reports, the circumstances were as follows: Mr. Penn was confronted by the guard on suspicion of attempting to shoplift a bottle […]
March 26, 2021 Dear Mayor Gloria, We have previously written to you (https://www.sandiegonaacp.org/2021/03/15/stockton-economic-empowerment-demonstration/) about SEED, the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration, which gave a consistent $500.00 a month to bring people out of poverty with a guaranteed monthly income. Supporters said it would give people the much-needed financial security to find good jobs and avoid debt. […]