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June 30, 2016

FYI: The Fining of Black America

Filed under: Civil Rights,Criminal Justice,Police Abuse,Racism,Sentencing — nyclaw01 @ 10:16 am

From: Letwin, Michael
Date: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 10:16 AM
Subject: FYI: The Fining of Black America

Fining of Black America

The Fining of Black America
In states like Maryland, Missouri and New York, municipalities with large African American populations are more likely to have an unusually high amount of revenues from fines, even after accounting for poverty rates.
http://priceonomics.com/the-fining-of-black-america/

NYPD Chopper

New York police deploy helicopters and K-9 units to find teen who skipped $2.75 subway fare
He’s been charged with escape and theft of services.
https://www.rawstory.com/2016/06/new-york-police-deploy-helicopters-and-k-9-units-to-find-teen-who-skipped-2-75-subway-fare/

 

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