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Fairmont Police, Marion County Sheriff's Department Settle Lawsuit Involving College Student

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The Fairmont Police Department and the Marion County Sheriff's Department have settled a college student's lawsuit that claimed officers engaged in racial profiling.

We don't know the details of the settlement, be we do know as part of the agreement that the city of Fairmont has agreed to revise its racial profiling policies.

Law enforcement officers have a difficult and demanding job, but police must never sacrifice professionalism or respect.

North Central West Virginia is a dynamic, thriving place with a bright future – the tired ideas of the past can only bring us down.