2001 Minn. Laws 1st Sp. Sess. Chap. 8 Art. 7 Sec. 6. required a racial profiling study and report. Data for the study was to be gathered between January 1, 2002 and ending December 31, 2002.
Subdivision 1. [RACIAL PROFILING STUDY.] (a) The
commissioner of public safety shall oversee a statewide study on
traffic stops of citizens to determine whether racial profiling
exists. Law enforcement agencies that decide to participate in
the study shall follow the procedures set forth by this
section. Agencies that receive state money for the installation
of video cameras in police vehicles shall participate in the
The racial profiling advisory committee expires on June 30, 2003.