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My fiance is currently an inmate. He's asked me to contact the NAACP. how can the NAACP get involved to help his case?

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At his preliminary hearing, the officer who arrested him failed to present the body footage, purposely so that he would spend more time behind bars.

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The only thing the NAACP can do is perhaps assist him with an attorney if he shows he is being discriminated against because of his race. See: http://www.naacp.org

If he is receiving poor legal representation because he is simply not able to afford it, then he also can contact the Southern Poverty Law Center, which even though they are in the south, they have attorneys who assist them all over the US. See: http://www.splcenter.org

But you will need to get his attorney, regardless, to file a motion to produce the body camera footage to help prove he should not be held.

Since this was only a preliminary hearing, they did not need to present it at the preliminary hearing, they would need to present the camera footage at trial as it is evidence.

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