...Cleaver’s will introduce a bill that would make the sort of policing practices documented in the DOJ report a federal civil rights violation.
Representative Cleaver is calling the bill The Fair Justice Act. It would make it a civil rights violation punishable by up to five years in prison for any police officer, chief or department in the United States to try to enforce any criminal or traffic laws if the purpose for such enforcement is raising revenue for the city...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Bill Would Make ‘Policing For Profit’ Ticket Schemes a Federal Civil Rights Violation: