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NAACP police survey stems from Mount Laurel man's racist tirade, arrest

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MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. - The Southern Burlington County NAACP is hoping to examine how local police respond to reports of race-based incidents months after a Mount Laurel man was captured on video using racial epithets during an altercation with his neighbors.Edward Cagney Mathews, 45, faces a list of charges after a video of his racial tirade in early July lead to an investigation that revealed a history of similar incidents that went unanswered.

Prosecutors have since charged Mathews with harassment, weapons, stalking, and drug charges.RELATED HEADLINESMonths later, the Southern Burlington County NAACP launched a "Police Experience Survey" to analyze potential gaps in police response to racially-based incidents and to gauge the community's.

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