Feb 172017
 
 February 17, 2017  Court, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools  Add comments

Sandy Coronilla reports:

The city of San Diego was sued in California Superior Court on Tuesday to change a San Diego Police Department policy that ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties said allows for DNA collection from minors without parental consent.

The incident that prompted the lawsuit involves alleged over-policing of Logan Heights, a community of color, in March 2016.

A group of teen boys were walking in a park when police unlawfully stopped and frisked them, ACLU said. The youth were then detained without a warrant and then told that they would only be released after they consented to the collection of their DNA, without parental permission.

Read more on 10News.  And see also EFF’s coverage.

h/t Joe Cadillic

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