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Groups alleging racial profiling demand probe into Vancouver police street checks

Indigenous and civil rights groups have asked British Columbia's police complaints commissioner to investigate a significant racial disparity in the Vancouver Police Department's use of street checks.

The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs and the B.C. Civil Liberties Association say Indigenous and black people are over-represented in the police practice, often referred to as carding.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/vpd-racial-profiling-street-checks-1.4706394

 

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