November 5, 2013
A Channel 2 Action News investigation has uncovered a new kind of profiling that could leave you sitting on the side of the road while officers search your car.
Four families, an attorney, and even an officer told investigative reporter Jodie Fleischer that officers are violating drivers’ rights based on the type of cars they drive.
“It was bumper-to-bumper traffic. Blue lights pulled up behind me. We pulled over. First thing I thought was, they have the wrong person,” Shenita Hampton said.