Ramsey County to end felony prosecutions from low-level traffic stops
PHoto: KSTP. Ramsey County Attorney John Choi.
Updated: September 08, 2021 02:04 PM
Wednesday, Ramsey County Attorney John Choi announced a new policy to end felony prosecutions that stem from low-level traffic stops.
His office says the policy is designed to fundamentally change the use of traffic stops that are not initiated for public safety reasons.
These types of stops - for issues such as a broken tail light or expired license tabs - disproportionately affect minority communities, and can sometimes have fatal consequences. ... Read more