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Tyler Perry

White Cops Cleared After Racial Profiling Allegations

9/12/2012 9:57 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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The two white Atlanta police officers who Tyler Perry accused of being racist have been exonerated following an internal investigation by the Atlanta PD -- but it was pretty much the cops' word against Perry's.

As we previously reported, Perry accused the two cops of racially profiling him during a "hostile" traffic stop earlier this year -- when they pulled Perry over in his $110,000 Porsche for making an illegal left turn.

Perry claimed he was eventually let go without receiving a ticket -- because a black officer showed up to the scene and informed the two white officers that Perry was famous.

According to docs released by the Atlanta PD, the officers claim they couldn't see the driver behind his tinted windows, so racially profiling Perry would have been impossible. 

The cops claim they believed Perry was driving a stolen car at the time -- because it matched a description of a stolen vehicle -- and that's the primary reason he was pulled over.

According to the report, there was no dashboard camera in either patrol car to back up the cops' testimony.

Following the investigation, an internal affairs officers stated, "I would submit the evidence shows the actions of both officers with the regard to the traffic stop of Mr. Perry were justified, lawful and proper."

A rep for Perry said the filmmaker is currently out of the country and cannot be reached for comment.

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46.

cindy    

always remember boys and girls no matter how succesful a black person becomes they are one unfortunate incident away from screaming racism. They are the true face of racism !!!

680 days ago
47.

Pimpcessa    

So, now the primary reason they pulled him over was because the cops thought the car was stolen? Not because of the illegal u-turn? Ummmmm, ok.

I think the cops should be fired BECAUSE they let him go freely without a ticket for the u-turn. And that includes the cop that came by and informed them he was famous and shouldn't be ticketed!

And, I think Perry should be issued a ticket for the u-turn.

680 days ago
48.

Pimpcessa    

And racial profiling in ATLANTA??? Do y'all have any idea the percentage of blacks in that city? My god, you'd have the L.A. riots all over again, if that were true. And thanks for trying to get that going Mr. Perry - DUMBASS!

680 days ago
49.

janet    

That is pure garbarge.

680 days ago
50.

N Niemi    

Everybody knows Perry was just trying to get out of a ticket. He thinks he's above the law.

680 days ago
51.

Best Mom    

If TP made an illegal left hand turn, he should be ticketed - like anyone else. It is getting real old that the "racial profiling" card is always played by certain people. I wonder if I told a cop that I was "pretty special" to get out of a ticket -- would it work? Hell no!

680 days ago
52.

Buddy The Elf    

Another rich, entitled 'star' who thinks they are above the law.

680 days ago
53.

Jen    

"Perry claimed he was eventually let go without receiving a ticket -- because a black officer showed up to the scene and informed the two white officers that Perry was famous."

So he made an illegal left turn but did NOT get a ticket because a black officer informed the two white officers that he was famous?! WTF?? Is that a reason not to get a ticket? My brother is WHITE & drives a VERY nice car & get pulled over A LOT. The car draws a lot of attention. So this d-bag is in a super fancy car & did something illegal but thinks he only got pulled over for being black? What a piece of sh*t.

680 days ago
54.

barbiemacs    

I was disappointed in Tyler Perry when he put Kim Kartrashian in his movie! Now I find him disgusting for playing the race card when pulled over. My white son was pulled over because his license plate light was too dim. Because he was white, it was ok. In reality, we live in a small "old folks" city and he was out at 2am, coming home from work. He is 28 yrs old. They wanted to make sure he was not DUI or causing trouble..drugs etc. My son fully cooperated, was respectful and they sent him on his way without any ticket. I guess if he was black, he couldv'e used the race card also. This is so sad someone like Tyler Perry would do this. How come every time anything happens to a black...anything..it is all due to his/her race. Couldn't be they may be breaking the law like everyone else. INCREDIBLE!!!

680 days ago
55.

LightJ    

See, these type of dumb black people need to be shipped back to Africa. F uck them, I am so tired of this "racist bullsh!t"every time they get in trouble with the law. Stupid, stuck up @sshole. No one gives a sh!t if you are black and make sh!tty black movies and he shouldn't of got off just because he is "famous". You don't like "white" people then get the f uck out and leave this country. So tired of this excuse to get off the hook. It is such a stuck up, ignorant thing to say. Like you can't do anything wrong and should be able to do whatever the f uck you want because you are black? Why the hell are they aloud to have their "blacks only" online bullsh!t? Or "blacks only" schools? If white people or any other race is not aloud to do this because it is racist, than why the f uck are they? It's just bullsh!t, the past happened, it's over, just because some ancestors were racist @ssholes doesn't mean other white people are today. F ucking hate this sh!t.

680 days ago
56.

Parker    

Well the cops should be after Perry Tyler too...in his agressive stalking of Diana Ross!

680 days ago
57.

me    

Maybe its just me, but I'm never surprised anymore when a black person cries racism!!!

680 days ago
58.

Barb    

Well it shows that "driving while black" is still a problem! Didn't they learn from Miles Davis who infamously needed to inform the Malibu PD that he was legally driving a luxury car and was black?

680 days ago
59.

Sincerity    

LightJ

See, these type of dumb black people need to be shipped back to Africa. F uck them, I am so tired of this "racist bullsh!t"every time they get in trouble with the law. Stupid, stuck up @sshole. No one gives a sh!t if you are black and make sh!tty black movies and he shouldn't of got off just because he is "famous". You don't like "white" people then get the f uck out and leave this country. So tired of this excuse to get off the hook. It is such a stuck up, ignorant thing to say. Like you can't do anything wrong and should be able to do whatever the f uck you want because you are black? Why the hell are they aloud to have their "blacks only" online bullsh!t? Or "blacks only" schools? If white people or any other race is not aloud to do this because it is racist, than why the f uck are they? It's just bullsh!t, the past happened, it's over, just because some ancestors were racist @ssholes doesn't mean other white people are today. F ucking hate this sh!t.
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PUT THE "CRACK PIPE" DOWN, FOOL!!! HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN NECESSARY, IF THE PRACTICE OF "RACIAL SEGREGATION" WASN'T THE "LAW OF THE LAND" BEFORE THE 1950'S AND 1960...'S!!! LATINOS AND ASIANS HAVE THEIR OWN ONLINE COMMUNITIES, TELEVISION AND RADIO STATIONS AS WELL AS BUSINESSES THAT CATER PRIMARILY TO THEIR ETHNIC PREFERENCES AND I DON'T SEE "YOUR" DUMB AZZ COMPLAINING!!! HISTORICALLY, THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO SHOULD DEMAND THAT "ANYONE" BE BOOTED THE HELL OUT OF HERE ARE THE "NATIVE AMERICANS"!!! THE TREATIES THEY SIGNED WITH OUR GOVERNMENT WERE A SHAM AND THEY WERE TREATED NO BETTER THAN "DOGS" FOR THEIR CONCESSIONS!!! FOOL, IF YOU'RE JUST "SO TIRED" OF WHAT HAPPENS IN OTHER PEOPLE LIFE, THEN IT'S TIME FOR "YOU" TO ACTUALLY "GET ONE OF YOUR OWN" BECAUSE YOU'RE WOEFULLY OUT OF TOUCH WITH HOW THINGS REALLY OPERATE IN THIS COUNTRY!!!

680 days ago
60.

no shit..    

It is dumb asses like this that keeps racial **** alive!!! come on... really GROW UP TYLER PERRY....every think maybe JUST MAYBE IT IS YOU !!!!!

680 days ago
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