C’MON PEOPLE, STOP IT: White Cop Tells Innocent Black Man He Pulled Him Over For Making ‘Direct Eye Contact’

I saw this post earlier and knew it went well with my previous post. Of course I know that all stops by the local are individual and situational but it sure is strange how some people, more so than others, are targeted. As a former police officer, trust and believe, I have witnessed this much more than I would care to admit.

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Cop Pulls Over Black Man For Making Direct Eye Contact

A Black Ohio man got a police officer to admit to him on video that he followed him for two miles and pulled him over for making “direct eye contact,” talk show host David Pakman reported.

Via Raw Story:

“As suspicious as ‘making direct eye contact’ may be to a police officer, doing the exact opposite — that is, avoiding eye contact with a police officer — could be considered equally suspicious by an officer,” Pakman noted. “In other words, both making eye contact and not making eye contact with police could, conceivably, be grounds for a traffic stop, if you agree with the general principle suggested herein.”

The motorist, John Felton, posted the video online after the encounter earlier this month, saying he started recording as soon as the officer started tailing him as he drove to his…

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