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Police Commission Hearing, Jan. 23, 2013

Police Commission Hearing, Jan. 23, 2013 - SF Government TV

" 2009 data show that while African Americans make up 6% of San Francisco’s population, they accounted for 54% of drug sales arrests and 40% of drug possession arrests in the city. "

"If there are objective criminal justice goals and standards to justify these stark arrest disparities that are unique to San Francisco, then local authorities would seem obligated to provide detailed explanation." 

~ Selena Teji, CJCJ Communications Specialist

Keywords: law enforcement, racial disparities, Selena Teji

Posted in Newsroom, Drug Policy

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