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Mayor Mike Bell says racial profiling still occurs in Toledo on some level, but his
opponent in the upcoming mayoral election, Michael Collins, says that's absurd.
profiling was a topic at Monday night's Architect's Dinner, where both
candidates answered questions from those in attendance.
says even though he knows Toledo Police are under a lot of pressure every day,
and they must make quick decisions for the best interest of the community, he
says sometimes slip-ups do happen.
and the president of the Toledo Police Patrolman's Association, Daniel Wagner,
disagreed with the mayor.
summary statement at the end was that racial profiling does not exist in the
City of Toledo," Collins said. "It further goes on to say that there was no
citizen complaint alleging racial profiling in the entire county or year of
says he's even been racially profiled in his lifetime.
it was pretty obvious I hadn't done anything," he said. "There were two cars in
front of me, and two cars behind me, and we were moving at about 20-something
miles an hour. I was in a certain area of the city. I turned off to be able to
park my vehicle, and all of a sudden, I had an officer behind me, and I'm like,
‘Well, what did I do that the other five vehicles didn't do?'"
says Toledo Police use a program that keeps track of who is pulled over to
monitor if race is ever a basis for a traffic stop, and findings of that
program show that an officer has never been accused of racial profiling.