When a police officer pulls over a male African American driver, the result is usually an arrest. In most cases, the charges have nothing to do with motor vehicle violations, and everything to do with racial profiling, and how the driver conducts himself.ÂA Black Man's Guide to Law Enforcement in AmericaÂtells you everything you need to know about dealing with racial bias among those bound to serve and protect. You'll learn...
- how to avoid getting stopped in the first place
- what to say when questioned, and how to say it
- what you'll need to prepare for a court case
- how to handle yourself in court
- ...and much more
Know the law, and know how to protect yourself. Armed with the information from this guide, you'll have a far better chance of emerging unscathed when "driving while black."
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About the Author
Shafiq R.F. Abdussabur is a law enforcement officer in Connecticut with over fourteen years of community-based police training and experience. In 2002 he founded CTRIBAT Institute for Social Development Inc., which offers life skill workshops to boys and girls between nine and seventeen years old. The CTRIBAT 2006 Summer Pilot posted an impressive 400 percent reduction in firearm-related violence in its neighborhood of operation.
In January 2007, Abdussabur was appointed coordinator and program writer of the New Haven Street Outreach Workers Program, a proactive social development program aimed at reducing violent crime among youth and young adults. Within its first five months, New Haven posted an 86 percent reduction in homicides. During that two-year period, Abdussabur served as the chief executive officer for the New Haven Police Department under Police Chief Francisco Ortiz Jr. In June of 2008, the New Haven Street Outreach Workers Program was awarded the All-American City Award in Tampa, Florida.