The Idaho State Police has issued the following statement on the 'license-plate profiling' lawsuit filed against it by Darien Roseen:
Idaho State Police to Review Allegations in Lawsuit Stemming From Traffic Stop in January 2013
MERIDIAN - The Idaho State Police has learned that the department and one of its Troopers were named in a lawsuit filed by Darien Roseen for an alleged incident that occurred during a traffic stop on January 25, 2013. ISP did not receive a complaint from Mr. Roseen prior to the filing of this lawsuit.
We would like to assure the citizens of Idaho and the visitors to our state that the Idaho State Police holds all of its employees to a high standard which includes following the Constitution of the United States and the laws and constitution of the State of Idaho.
The allegations made by Mr. Roseen are now a pending legal matter, as well as, the subject of an internal investigation. Therefore, ISP will not be able to comment on the allegations or the facts of this specific incident until the matter is resolved.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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