Have you ever been hassled by a police officer for seemingly no reason? This is an issue that minorities often face in large cities around the U.S., including here in the Twin Cities metro. Late last month, it happened to a man in St. Paul, and it made the news for two reasons.
First, the man captured a video recording of the interaction between himself and police. The second reason was that the man refused to give his name and show ID because he had not broken any laws. He simply happened to be in the area when police responded to a trespassing call. The man was arrested for essentially failing to comply with the officers.