Attorney General report on racial profiling in traffic stop spawns calls for action
Those community organizers at the news conference also suggested that the legislature take another look at the Fair and Impartial Policing Act, which didn’t clear either chamber this year. Filed by Rep. Shamed Dogan (R-Ballwin) and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed (D-St. Louis), leaders at both events Thursday urged lawmakers to pass the bill next year in an effort to curb racial profiling.
“Communities shouldn’t have to worry about not being treated equally,” Nasheed said. “The Fair and Impartial Policing Act provides the information needed to recognize those departments that police unfairly stop and those that protect and serve all in the community.”