The Color of Authority: San Diego police, sheriff’s deputies disproportionately target minorities, data show

March 28, 2021

By Lyndsay Winkley and Lauryn Schroeder

From the article: "...A number of organizations and advocacy groups are working to help law enforcement agencies eliminate implicit and overt prejudice in their ranks.

Both the San Diego police and sheriff’s departments have partnered with the Center for Policing Equity, a nonprofit at Yale University that uses data to help police agencies identify and eliminate bias.

Chris Burbank is the center’s vice president of law enforcement strategy and the former chief of police in Salt Lake City, Utah. He would not speak about specific findings from his organization’s work with the San Diego police and sheriff’s departments but said the center sees many of the same disparities when they partner with departments..."

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