Alabama Bans Profiling, Sets Complaint Rules

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http://customwire.ap.org/dynamic/stories/R/RACIAL_PROFILING?SITE=MABOC&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT Alabama's public safety director has banned racial profiling by state troopers and added a procedure for reviewing motorists' complaints, the Associated Press reports. The policy prohibits troopers from stopping motorists based solely on ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, economic status, age or cultural group, and mandates annual training. Public Safety Director Mike Coppage's move drew surprise and praise from black legislators who had expressed . . .

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