Get To Know Your Sheriff
Since the passage of SB54, the 45th has been targeting California in an attempt to make an example of states that value the protection of immigrants. Despite resistance from organizers and lawmakers, Sheriffs are pushing Trump’s agenda, defying California’s values and looking for loopholes around laws that provide meager protections for the most vulnerable community in the state.
Though sheriffs have much control over the criminalization of Black, brown, and
immigrant communities, they largely run unposed and unchallenged. Our scorecards are aimed at highlighting some of the worst acts of impunity and disregard with which these Sheriff’s operate in counties across California, conservative or liberal.