The Strong Arm of the Law; San Diego officers, deputies turn to force more often when minorities are involved

April 11, 2021

By Lyndsay Winkley and Lauryn Schroeder

From the article: "...The San Diego Police Department also unveiled a policy requiring officers to de-escalate encounters when they can and intervene if they see another officer using unreasonable force.

Both the San Diego police and sheriff’s departments have partnered with the Center for Policing Equity, a Los Angeles nonprofit that helps law enforcement officials analyze data and craft policy changes to reduce racial disparities. The findings are expected later this year.

Capt. Jordon said he hopes the report will help his department — and the community — understand the factors that fuel disparity more clearly..."

Continue reading the article on The San Diego Union-Tribute.