Who Polices the Police?San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center (Indybay) (2009)
The San Jose Police Department has been featured almost weekly in news reports of six taser deaths since 2005, racial profiling, selective vehicle stops, and drunken arrests. An October Mercury News report that San Jose police arrested 4,600 in one year for public intoxication, and a disproportionate 56% were Latinos, resulted in hundreds attending a public hearing. If Chief Rob Davis cannot restrain aggressive officers quick on the draw with tasers or firearms, arresting non-violent inebriated individuals with sober designated drivers, then who can police the police?
Publication DateApril 17, 2009
Citation Information"Who Polices the Police?" San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center (Indybay) (2009)
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