San Diego Police “Street Racing” training video

http://youtube.com/watch?v=NCyMkB0uMeg

I know this has been said many times before, but…

The code violations on the car in this video are for emissions, yet they are being used to theoretically enforce “street racing.” The troubling thing to me in this video is the assertion of a causal relationship between modified cars and street-racing deaths. I am personally against street racing, but the link suggested in this video is what gets under my skin. I was amused greatly by the choice of the whitest guy around to play the “street racer” in this video. Since accusations of profiling against Asians driving modified cars are widespread in Southern California , the producers of this video had to present somebody as far away from the likely real-life scenario as possible. Ugh.

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