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"Driving While Black" on Mill Avenue? Tempe Cops Deny Man's Right to Record Traffic Stop (Video)

This is actually two videos of the same stop taken by Anderson Jean-Louis, with a pause between the two.

To judge from a recent video of an encounter with a black motorist, it looks like some Tempe cops could use a refresher course in the First Amendment.

The video was shot by 29-year-old Arizona resident Anderson Jean-Louis, after he was stopped by Tempe bike cops on the evening of February 13, allegedly because he was playing his music too loud on the car stereo of his Audi A8L.

As you can see above, the video shows Tempe officers Lara Camberg and Martin Marchant questioning Jean-Louis as he sits on a curb after exiting his vehicle.

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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