03/27/2001

Committee hears testimony on NJ racial profiling

March 27, 2001
(TRENTON, N.J.) - A legislative committee has resumed hearing testimony about racial profiling by the New Jersey State Police.

State officials have admitted that troopers targeted black and Hispanic drivers for traffic stops and searches, suggesting that the practice was a result of poor training, a zealous prosecution of the war on drugs and individual prejudice, not a syst...

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