Racial Profiling Reported In Rhode Island Study

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http://www.projo.com/news/content/projo_20030624_profile24.3de5f.html Rhode Island police have been disproportionately stopping minorities on the road and searching their vehicles more often than they do whites, state consultants studying racial profiling have concluded, the Providence Journal reports. "Racial profiling should be a cause of concern in every community" in the state, said Jack McDevitt of Northeastern University, a consultant in the two-year study. Police insist that they enforce the law without regard to race. In a June 1 article, The Journal reported . . .

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