Former MLB player talks about racial profiling

Face the State with Dennis House
May 14, 2015 

Former MLB player and ESPN analyst Doug Glanville is part of a bill that focuses on combating racial profiling. 

Watch the interview here.

Police Action Out Of Bounds

The Hartford Courant
May 11, 2015
Editorial by David Bicklen, Hartford, CT
The May 8 Courant editorial, “No Need For A New Law”, is astounding for its ringing tin ear.
A white West Hartford police officer prowled a Hartford neighborhood looking for a black man who, the officer wrongly believed, had violated a dubiously interpreted West Hartford ordinance.

Doug Glanville's Bill Would "Minimize Police-Civilian Interaction"

The Colin McEnroe Show
May 11, 2015
Former MLB player and current ESPN analyst Doug Glanville joined the Colin McEnroe Show on WNPR to discuss his "shoveling while black" incident, and the resulting legislation currently in the state senate that would limit the jurisdiction of municipal police officers who are enforcing local ordinances.
The bill was introduced in the House after an incident involving former Major League Baseball player and current ESPN analyst Doug Glanville. 

House Approves Doug Glanville Bill In Hartford

Hartford Courant
May 5, 2015
by Christopher Keating


Shoveling While Black

Politico Magazine 
April 14, 2015
By Michael Levin
Doug Glanville knows what its like to be unfairly targeted by the cops. Here’s how he’s fighting back.

Proposed jurisdiction bill setting stage for national conversation set to go to state of Connecticut legislature


Public hearing scheduled for March 16 at Hartford Public High School

March 12, 2015, Hartford, CT...There will be a public hearing held on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 10:30am at Hartford Public High School to introduce a bill concerning the cross jurisdictional enforcement of local municipal ordinances. The bill, drafted by Connecticut State Representative Matthew Ritter, clarifies the scope of jurisdictional enforcement of alleged offenses at the local municipality level.

Facts And Focus Don't Point To Profiling

April 25, 2014
By TRACEY G. GOVE /Commentary
The Hartford Courant
A recent essay on the Atlantic website characterized the West Hartford Police Department as biased and unprofessional because the author, Doug Glanville, an African American, said one of the town's officers profiled him.
After nearly two decades with this agency, I know that nothing could be further from the truth. It made me think, however, about bias and the danger of assumptions.

Racially Profiled In His Driveway

April 15, 2014
Editorial by David Bicklen, Hartford, CT

West Hartford Police Say Officer Accused of Racial Profiling Acted 'Appropriately'

April 15, 2014

West Hartford Police respond to a column by former MLB player Doug Glanville in which he details his encounter with the officer.

West Hartford Police are defending the actions of an officer who has been accused of racial profiling by former MLB player Doug Glanville.
The allegations were made public on Monday in a column by Glanville but date back to Feb. 18, 2014, when the unidentified officer was investigating a complaint of a suspicious male on Concord Street. 

Ex-MLB Player Writes He Was Racially Profiled By Police

April 15, 2014
The Hartford Courant
WEST HARTFORD — Former Major League Baseball player Doug Glanville's essay saying that he was racially profiled in the driveway of his Hartford home has gone viral.
Glanville, who now works as an ESPN baseball analyst, posted the essay Monday on TheAtlantic.com.


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