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The Roland Martin Show: State Troopers Policing Cities With High Crime Rates Stir Tensions


St. Louis is in the midst of a 90-day pilot program using state troopers to police highways that fall within city limits in high crime areas. The move is part of a nationwide trend that has created tensions among city officials and residents who believe the decision will result in over-policing and more racial profiling.




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