Administrative notice warns East Ridge about limits of arrest power over travelers

print A radio journalist May 24 put East Ridge government on notice about what he calls a “persistent threat to many poor people, immigrants, and members of minority communities” — namely police enforcement during traffic stops. “Since at least 1938 Tennesseans have been harassed by deputies and police officers who enforce commercial traffic laws against members of the traveling public who in fact are not commercial for-profit operators at all, but are private users of the public right of way,” said David Tulis, 58, who calls himself “the blogger with the biggest pen” and “the smartest guy with a bow … Continue reading Administrative notice warns East Ridge about limits of arrest power over travelers