The NAACP Real World Guide to Interacting with Law Enforcement

Far too often, the ‘war on crime’ fought by police on the streets is waged against innocent individuals unaware of, or intimidated into surrendering, their constitutional rights. While we must support effective law enforcement, we must also exercise our constitutional rights to ensure law enforcement works as it should – to protect all Americans regardless of race or ethnicity. This guide offers helpful suggestions on how to interact with law enforcement to reduce the probability of conflict.

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