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Racial factors and urban law enforcement.

William M. Kephart

Racial factors and urban law enforcement.

by William M. Kephart

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Police -- United States.,
    • African American criminals.,
    • Law enforcement -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 207-209.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8138 .K45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination209 p.
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6203234M
      LC Control Number56013431
      OCLC/WorldCa264719

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The meaning of racial disparity. The term racial disparity refers to a difference that may or may not be related to discrimination.

Criminal justice experts distinguish between legal and extralegal factors to explain racial disparities in criminal justice. Legal factors include seriousness of the offense and prior criminal record.

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Low-income neighborhoods, particularly in urban areas, are often majority minority. Disproportionate Minority Contact 4File Size: 2MB. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness is a book by Michelle Alexander, a civil rights litigator and legal scholar.

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At least 30 states could soon require their state police to collect racial data on all traffic stops and searches, with the stated end of eliminating "racial profiling." Urban forces are under identical pressure. Virtually every major law-enforcement organization opposes these bills, because of their failure to deal with the benchmarking problem.

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