ACLU of Rhode Island, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Rhode Island, RIACLU

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Protecting Civil Liberties in Rhode Island for Over 50 Years

Police Practices

Police play an important role in working to protect and serve the public, yet abuses of police power continue to be a problem in Rhode Island and nationwide, particularly in low-income communities and in communities of color.

The ACLU  works on various police misconduct issues, such as those surrounding stop-and-frisk tactics, racial profiling, surveillance, brutality, and the withholding of public police records from citizens

Learn more about our work here.