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New Jersey & Racial Profiling

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New Jersey & Racial Profiling

New Jersey & Racial Profiling

New Jersey & Racial Profiling

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NPR's Phillip Martin reports on accusations of racial profiling—the practice of police stopping motorists based on their race—in New Jersey. Officials there say they have warned officers not to engage in the practice, but some maintain that police are only doing their job based on the best evidence they have. Others argue that the high number of drug arrests is not an accurate measure of who is actually using drugs.