. pro football player Michael Bennett accused police in Las Vegas on Wednesday of racially profiling him, saying officers handcuffed him on the ground ...
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"When we found out that the receipting trial was going to go ahead without collecting data on the ethnicities of who was being stopped, we just threw our hands up," Ms Hopkins said.
In the first two weeks after the attacks, federal officials arrested or detained more than 500 people. Thousands of resident Aliens were also questioned. The vast majority of those questioned or arrested were Arab Americans or of Middle Eastern nationalities. Some commentators have suggested that the questioning of members of these nationalities and ethnic backgrounds is justified because a disproportionate number of terrorists are Arabic or Middle Eastern. However, civil rights groups have decried the practice of subjecting these individuals to questioning based solely on their race or ethnicity.
The NFL released a statement Wednesday , saying Bennett is "a leader on his team and in his community" and the league "will support Michael and all NFL players in promoting mutual respect between law enforcement and the communities they loyally serve and fair and equal treatment under the law."
McMahill didn't deny Bennett's claim that an officer said he wanted to blow the NFL player's "head off."
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