Aggressive Policing Levies Hidden "Criminal Justice Tax" in Minority Communities
Date:  08-02-2017

Noted criminologists weigh in on economic and social impact of policing tactics on communities of color
From The Crime Report:

Does aggressive policing of high-crime, mostly minority, neighborhoods reinforce patterns of racial segregation in America?

Four of the nation’s top criminologists argue that municipal and police authorities should acknowledge the economic and social impact of strategies such as “stop, question and frisk” on African Americans and Latinos—and make sure that their efforts to make communities safer don’t at the same time widen racial inequalities.

The criminologists made their arguments in separate papers published simultaneously by New York University’s Furman Center as part of its “Dream Revisited” series examining issues related to racial and economic segregation in the U.S.

Continue reading The Crime Report article here.