Absolutely. My thoughts exactly. I can remember first seeing this "lawful stop" back at 8 or 9 yrs old and feeling vaguely outraged. "Why are they bothering this guy? Can you not ride a bicycle at night?"
'Oh, he had a little pill or powder on him so we had to pin his face into the asphalt. We knew right off he most definitely did b/c he was poor/black. Very bad, you see. If he'd had a sealed jug of vodka that'd have been fine though.'