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CJCJ in the news: S.F. police scandal focuses on dwindling number of blacks

S.F police scandal focuses on dwindling number of blacks

"A 2012 report by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice examined a 40-year pattern of arrests and found that African Americans were arrested for felony drug crimes 19 times more often than other races and 7.3 times more often than blacks elsewhere in California. More than half of all youth drug felonies involved African Americans, the report said."

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Keywords: arrests, drug policy, racial disparities, San Francisco

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