DEA Agent Says he Was Told Not to Enforce Drug Laws in White Areas [Video]
DEA Agent Says He Was Told Not To Enforce Drug Laws In White Areas
By Jorge Rivas, Wednesday, November 21 2012 - Colorlines
Meet Matthew Fogg, a former U.S. Marshal whose exploits led him to be nicknamed “Batman.” When he noticed that all of his team’s drug raids were in black areas, he suggested doing the same in the suburbs.
“If we were locking up everybody, white and black, for doing the same drugs they would’ve done the same thing with prohibition, they would’ve outlawed it,” Fogg says in the video produced by Brave New Films. “If it were an equal enforcement opportunity we wouldn’t be sitting here anyway.”