ACLU Tells What You Should Do If Stopped By Police

May 1999
Jet;05/10/99, Vol. 95 Issue 23, p4
Reports that in response to rising incidence of police officers' stopping black motorists simply because they are black, the American Civil Liberties Union is issuing tips to drivers on what to do if they are stopped by police.


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