Police Discriminate Against Latinos


Latino groups say police in south-central wisconsin are unfairly stopping minority drivers and asking questions they shouldn’t. The accusation of racial profiling comes after two Hispanics in Sauk Prairie went back to Mexico under the threat of deportation.The city of Madison also released data on traffic stops. These are the latest developments in a long-simmering issue of racial profiling whichheated up after last fall’s terrorist attacks. Police, lawmakers and lawyers are still debating whether certain motorists are harassed because of race; and if so, what to do about it. Shamane Mills reports.

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