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Cops slow their roll, drop stops: … So, uh, yeah, I’ve got stopped on the highway once. FTR: I was speeding, so I did stick out.

The intent was to stop many different motorists in the hope of finding one that was actually carrying large amounts of drugs.

“It’s sheer numbers,” a CHP supervisor said in a legal deposition taken for the ACLU suit. “You kiss a lot of frogs before you find a prince.”

But, Alexander countered, “the obvious problem is that most “frogs” the CHP is stopping are Latino and African American, leaving those minorities, who are forced to endure the loss of personal liberties because of their skin color, to shoulder the burdens of the program disproportionately.”

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