Racial Profiling Ban Takes Effect in New Jersey A New Jersey law banning a form of racial profiling by police takes effect. Officers are no longer allowed to take race into consideration when deciding which drivers to pull over for highway stops. Profiling -- used routinely by New Jersey state troopers in the 1990s -- has drawn widespread criticism. Eugene Sonn of member stations WBGO and WHYY reports.
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Racial Profiling Ban Takes Effect in New Jersey

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Racial Profiling Ban Takes Effect in New Jersey

Racial Profiling Ban Takes Effect in New Jersey

Racial Profiling Ban Takes Effect in New Jersey

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A New Jersey law banning a form of racial profiling by police takes effect. Officers are no longer allowed to take race into consideration when deciding which drivers to pull over for highway stops. Profiling — used routinely by New Jersey state troopers in the 1990s — has drawn widespread criticism. Eugene Sonn of member stations WBGO and WHYY reports.