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Since 2012, deputies in a specialized narcotics unit of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have pulled over thousands of cars on a rural stretch of the 5 Freeway, California’s major north-south artery. A Times analysis of the unit’s traffic stops found Latino drivers are stopped and searched far more frequently than other motorists – a disparity that translated into thousands of innocent people being detained by deputies acting on little more than a hunch. In several cases, federal judges ruled deputies violated people’s constitutional rights. In response to The Times’ investigation, the Sheriff’s Department recently suspended the unit’s operations.
An undercover investigation of a doctor in Indianapolis - Dr. Amarjit Bains - who prescribes narcotics without medical exams and even sells controlled narcotics to prospective patients. Comments on the doctor's practice provided by spokesmen from IPD Narcotics Unit, Health Professions Bureau, Indiana Medical Licensing Board.