Extra than 100 school members at California Point out College, Long Seaside, have signed a letter backing Steven Osuna, a Latino affiliate professor of sociology, who has accused the campus law enforcement of racial profiling.
Osuna said campus police refused to enable him back again into his individual place of work when he accidentally locked himself out of it. The officer stated he was pursuing campus plan. “Numerous white CSULB faculty associates have shared that campus law enforcement have opened their office doorways, in some conditions without the need of at any time asking for identification,” the letter explained.
The letter also said, “It is equally critical to take note that Dr. Osuna is an internationally renowned scholar, a highly embellished trainer, and a effective mentor of CSU learners with experience in the locations of crucial criminology, racism, policing, and criminalization.”
The Statewide University Police Association, which signifies officers at Cal Condition, sent a letter to the university's Board of Trustees accusing Osuna of misrepresenting what had transpired, the Los Angeles Times noted.
Osuna tweeted in response, “The Statewide University Police Affiliation (SUPA) is saying I really should be investigated for ‘dishonesty and malicious intent’ for talking up against racial profiling. This is very clear intimidation and an endeavor to silence my union and I.”