Your Call: Are Latinos overlooked victims of police brutality?
Where do Latinos fit in the conversation about police brutality? On the next Your Call, we’ll continue our series on police, community, race, and justice by discussing the relationships between police and Latinos in California. Civil rights groups say cases of police abuse against Latinos are on the rise. Last year in Salinas, four Latino men were killed by police in a span of four months. And how are language barriers and immigration status affecting the relationships between police and Latino communities? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.
Camila Chavez, executive director of the Dolores Huerta Foundation
Frank Alvarado, Sr., father of Frank Alvarado who was shot and killed by Salinas police on July 10, 2014
Tom Saenz, civil rights attorney and president of MALDEF