Racial Profiling

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State laws on racial profiling:
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Illinois
Kansas
Kentucky
Maryland
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
Nevada
North Carolina
Oklahoma
Rhode Island
Tennessee
Texas
Washington
West Virginia

Federal Presidential directives:
President Clinton asks federal law enforcement agencies to keep data on ethnicity, gender and race (6-9-99). (Justice Department memo in response also viewable at link).

President Bush directs the Attorney General to review the use by federal law enforcement authorities of race as a factor in conducting stops, searches, and other investigative procedures. (2-27-2001). (Remarks by Attorney General in response also viewable at link).

Guidance regarding the Use of Race by Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division. Approved for issuance by President Bush. (June 2003).

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