Sheriff Investigates Racial Profiling Of In Northern Illinois

posted Mar 29, 2011, 7:57 AM by Laura Smith   [ updated Apr 12, 2011, 3:08 PM by Laura Smith ]
After many complaints by citizens that they were stopped due to racial profiling instead of a traffic violation, one Sheriff is investigating. At every traffic stop, the police officer is required to record and report the race of the person stopped; however, many claim that the police officers were purposely recording a different race to cover up their racial profiling. It is unclear as to whether the mislabeling of race was due to a mistake or a cover up. The investigation continues.

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