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CJCJ in the news: African Americans cited for resisting arrest at high rate in S.F.

African Americans cited for resisting arrest at high rate in S.F.

"A study this month by the San Francisco nonprofit Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice found that the disparity in arrest rates for African American women in San Francisco versus women of other races has “risen sharply” over the past 35 years. It found that African American women are arrested in San Francisco at a rate of more than 13 times higher than other women of other races."

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Keywords: fact sheet, Mike Males, police practices, race, racial disparities, women

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