A Chicago man has been stopped by police 60 times due to mistaken identity: ‘I got to rebuild my whole life over now’

Anna Davlantes

CHICAGO, IL – DECEMBER 01: A Chicago police badge hangs in front of the City of Chicago Public Safety Headquarters on December 1, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Darren Cole, who says he has been detained by police more than 60 times over 15 years because he has the same name and birth date as a man wanted on an apparent traffic violation, joins Anna to talk about how his life has been impacted by this. Joining Anna and Darren is Luke Fernbach from the Community Justice and Civil Rights Clinic at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, who discusses the federal lawsuit that seeks to stop these interactions with Chicago police.

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Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major investigations and reform. (Click for more.)
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