Greater than 100 college members at California State College, Lengthy Seashore, have signed a letter backing Steven Osuna, a Latino affiliate professor of sociology, who has accused the campus police of racial profiling.
Osuna stated campus police refused to let him again into his personal workplace when he by accident locked himself out of it. The officer stated he was following campus coverage. "Quite a few white CSULB college members have shared that campus police have opened their workplace doorways, in some circumstances with out ever asking for identification," the letter stated.
The letter additionally stated, "It’s equally necessary to notice that Dr. Osuna is an internationally famend scholar, a extremely embellished trainer, and a profitable mentor of CSU college students with experience within the areas of crucial criminology, racism, policing, and criminalization."
The Statewide College Police Affiliation, which represents officers at Cal State, despatched a letter to the college's Board of Trustees accusing Osuna of misrepresenting what had occurred, the Los Angeles Instances reported.
Osuna tweeted in response, "The Statewide College Police Affiliation (SUPA) is saying I ought to be investigated for 'dishonesty and malicious intent' for talking up towards racial profiling. That is clear intimidation and an try and silence my union and I."