Tag: Human Rights

Operation Lone Star: Racial Profiling in Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Traffic Stops and High Death Toll from DPS Vehicle Pursuits

Published by ACLU of Texas and the Texas Civil Rights Project, via the Texas Tribune, on July 28, 2022.

A complaint to the Justice Department about racial profiling and dangerous vehicle pursuits carried out by Texas state law enforcement personnel within the framework of the so-called “Operation Lone Star.”

Tags: Human Rights, Racism, Texas, Vehicle Pursuits

Request for congressional investigations and oversight hearings on the unlawful operation of the U.S. Border Patrol’s Critical Incident Teams (BPCITs)

Published by the Southern Border Communities Coalition on October 27, 2021.

Calls on Congress to look more deeply into the operations of secretive Border Patrol teams whose purpose appears to be to exonerate agents alleged to have committed serious human rights abuses.

Tags: Border Patrol, Human Rights, Organizational Culture, Oversight, Use of Force