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NRS 289.820 Peace officer prohibited from engaging in racial profiling; retaliatory or punitive action prohibited against peace officer for disclosure of information concerning racial profiling.

     1. A peace officer shall not engage in racial profiling.

     2. No retaliatory or punitive action may be taken against a peace officer who discloses information concerning racial profiling.

     3. For purposes of this section, "racial profiling" means reliance by a peace officer upon the race, ethnicity or national origin of a person as a factor in initiating action when the race, ethnicity or national origin of the person is not part of an identifying description of a specific suspect for a specific crime.

(Added to NRS by 2001, 2852)



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