Somos Un Pueblo Unido is a statewide community-based organization that works to advance racial and worker justice. The purpose of Somos’ bias-based policing campaign is to eliminate racial disparities in New Mexico’s law enforcement practices and to ensure the implementation of the 2009 Prohibition of Profiling Practices Act This website is designed to inform communities about the state’s bias-based policing policies and complaint procedures, provide updates on local campaigns to eliminate profiling, and publish complaints filed against local law enforcement agencies.
Somos’ Bias-based Policing Campaign Principles:
- Promote understanding and collaboration among communities directly affected by racial profiling and other forms of bias-based policing.
- Strengthen mechanisms for law enforcement accountability.
- Promote understanding and build alliances between affected communities and those who serve to protect them
- Recognize all forms of bias-based policing as ineffective and a violation of human rights.