POLICE JUDGE CLAUDE CHAMBERS
SDPD 1922 - 1934
1877 - 07/10/1941

THE THIN BLUE LINE
More than two decades before the landmark 1954 SCOTUS case of Brown v Board of Education, Judge Claude Chambers issued a bold ruling in a case that took a legal stance against racial injustice.

The case, now known as the Lemon Grove Incident, was profiled in the Spring 1986 Journal of San Diego History. To read about the case, click the link below.