The ACLU affiliates of the Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia call on the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority to open an independent audit of Metropolitan Transit Police Department policies and practices.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice in the District
Today the D.C. Superior Court ordered the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department to begin collecting stop-and-frisk data required by the NEAR Act. MPD has 28 days to comply.
In response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the ACLU-DC seeking race data on traffic stops, the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department has replied that the information can only be found by viewing 31,000 body-worn camera videos.