Racial Profiling Prevention Training Act

Summary: The Racial Profiling Prevention Training Act protects requires law enforcement agencies to implement an annual training program to prevent racial profiling.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE

This Act shall be called the “Racial Profiling Prevention Training Act.”

SECTION 2. RACIAL PROFILING PREVENTION TRAINING

After section XXX, the following new section XXX shall be inserted:

(a) Law enforcement officers shall not use a person’s race or ethnicity to form probable cause or reasonable suspicion to stop a vehicle but may use a person’s race or ethnicity to confirm a previously obtained description of a suspect.

(b) Each [state and local] law enforcement agency shall adopt a policy and implement an annual training program regarding racial profiling that provides and instructs that a law enforcement officer shall not use a person’s race or ethnicity to form probable cause or reasonable suspicion to stop a vehicle but may use a person’s race or ethnicity to confirm a previously obtained description of a suspect.

SECTION 3. EFFECTIVE DATE

This Act shall take effect on July 1, 20XX.

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