Greater than 100 college participants at California State College, Lengthy Seaside, have signed a letter backing Steven Osuna, a Latino affiliate professor of sociology, who has accused the campus police of racial profiling.
Osuna mentioned campus police refused to let him again into his personal place of business when he by accident locked himself out of it. The officer mentioned he was once following campus coverage. “A large number of white CSULB college participants have shared that campus police have opened their place of business doorways, in some instances with out ever soliciting for identity,” the letter mentioned.
The letter additionally mentioned, “It’s similarly vital to notice that Dr. Osuna is an across the world famend pupil, a extremely adorned instructor, and a a success mentor of CSU scholars with experience within the spaces of essential criminology, racism, policing, and criminalization.”
The Statewide College Police Affiliation, which represents officials at Cal State, despatched a letter to the college's Board of Trustees accusing Osuna of misrepresenting what had took place, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Osuna tweeted in reaction, “The Statewide College Police Affiliation (SUPA) is pronouncing I must be investigated for ‘dishonesty and malicious intent’ for talking up towards racial profiling. That is transparent intimidation and an try to silence my union and I.”