A family has plans to file a lawsuit against the Forney police department after a mother and her children were pulled over in what they believe was a racial profiling incident, according to the Dallas Morning News. Kametra Barbour was driving home from Wal-Mart in Forney, outside of Mesquite, with her 9-year-old son and her two 10-year-old goddaughters when the incident occurred. Despite searching for four black men in a tan car, the officer pulled over Barbour’s burgundy vehicle. The police video shows officers with guns drawn separately asking Barbour and her son to walk to them with their hands up. Eventually, police apologize and allow the family to leave. The family is now hoping to influence change and sensitivity in the police department, and their lawyer plans to file a suit on their behalf next week.
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