(NBC NEWS) The Springfield FBI office is making informational videos to show Illinois teens how to behave at traffic stops — lessons that experts say are especially relevant in the wake of occasionally violent exchanges between police and minority motorists.
The traffic video, which is funded by the FBI and in-kind contributions and shot by the Central Illinois Film Commission, will be a 20-25 minute segment on the do's and don'ts of interacting with the police when stopped.
"There is a lot of misinformation on the internet on how these stops are supposed to be," said Craig King, Chief Division Counsel for the FBI in Springfield, Illinois. "This video will dispel some urban myths about traffic stops."
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