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Police Investigate Davis' Racial Profiling Claim

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Chicago Police say they will investigate a claim of racial profiling by Illinois U.S. Congressman Danny Davis. The Chicago Democrat, who is black, says he will go to traffic court to challenge a ticket given to him by two white officers. Davis accuses the officers of racial profiling after they stopped him early Monday morning and cited him for swerving over the center line.

Davis insists he didn’t deserve the ticket.

DAVIS: I was not doing anything, so I must have been driving something. So I concluded that I must have been driving while being black.

Interim Police Superintendent Dana Starks says the police department does not tolerate “racial profiling on any level.”

Davis says he’s been interviewed by investigators from the department’s internal affairs division.

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