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Football players say sheriff’s office gave misleading description of traffic stops

When Duke football players gathered for a team meeting one Monday morning in October to hear a presentation from the Durham County Sheriff’s Office, most expected something routine. That’s not what happened.

Representatives from the sheriff’s office had been invited to discuss police-civilian interactions. But the PowerPoint presentation they shared included misleading statistics and misinformation about civilians’ rights at traffic stops, according to legal experts.

Our reporter Charlotte Kramon has the story.

Photo at top: The Durham County Sheriff’s Office posted this photo of the meeting with Duke football players on its Facebook page. Players say the sheriff’s representatives presented a distorted view of traffic stops.