Tag: Racial Profiling

RELEASE – Organizations call on Crime Commission to curb racial profiling

For Immediate Release September 17, 2014 Contact, Jeff Sheldon Nebraska Appleseed Office: (402) 438-8853 Mobile: (402) 840-7289 Email: jsheldon@neappleseed.org   Tyler Richard ACLU of Nebraska Phone: (402) 476-8091 x104 Email: trichard@aclunebraska.org   Organizations present recommendations to Nebraska Crime Commission to curb racial profiling LINCOLN — Today, a group of 25 Nebraska organizations and concerned citizens presented a letter to the… Read more →

Appleseed joins nationwide groups in calling for federal action to prevent racial profiling

Last week, Nebraska Appleseed joined the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and more than 100 organizations across the country in calling for federal action to prevent discriminatory profiling by law enforcement that continues to occur across the country. Read the group’s full statement In the statement, the groups called for increased accountability in state and local law enforcement… Read more →