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bias-free policing http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1115/all en Area lawmakers vote on racial profiling bill http://addisonindependent.com/201405area-lawmakers-vote-racial-profiling-bill <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MONTPELIER &mdash; Vermont lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill mandating that all law enforcement officers collect data about the race of people they pull over. It was, in part, a political statement that they will not tolerate racial profiling by police.</span></p> <p> After nearly two hours of impassioned debate, House lawmakers passed S.184 on a vote of 138-3. It was scheduled for a final vote Friday and then must pass the Senate.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23119">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405area-lawmakers-vote-racial-profiling-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County bias-free policing discrimination legislature racial profiling Mon, 05 May 2014 12:32:33 +0000 Zach Despart 23119 at http://addisonindependent.com Vt. State Police implement bias-free policy on immigration enforcement http://addisonindependent.com/201111vt-state-police-implement-bias-free-policy-immigration-enforcement <p> VERMONT &mdash; A new Vermont State Police policy seeks to separate federal immigration enforcement and local policing, placing Vermont&rsquo;s policies in stark contrast with states across the country that are seeking to clamp down on immigration violations.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9971">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201111vt-state-police-implement-bias-free-policy-immigration-enforcement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont bias-free policing immigration VSP Mon, 21 Nov 2011 17:00:03 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 9971 at http://addisonindependent.com State bias-free policy under scrutiny http://addisonindependent.com/201111state-bias-free-policy-under-scrutiny <p class="Bodycopy"> VERMONT &mdash; In the wake of a September incident in which Vermont State Police detained illegal immigrants identified in a traffic stop, the role of state law enforcement in federal immigration enforcement has come under scrutiny.</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> The incident at hand was a traffic stop on I-89 that led to the detention of two migrant farmworkers and an investigation of Trooper Jared Hatch, the officer involved.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/9779">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201111state-bias-free-policy-under-scrutiny" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont agriculture bias-free policing migrant labor VSP Thu, 03 Nov 2011 16:00:02 +0000 Andrea Suozzo 9779 at http://addisonindependent.com