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U.S. Department of Justice: Baltimore Police Have Routinely Discriminated Against Blacks for Years

By Staff

 

POlice BaltimoreThe U.S. Department of Justice has released a report which finds the Baltimore Police Department has used excessive force, and routinely discriminated against blacks for years.

According to the DOJ, the city’s back residents have represented 95 percent of the 410 individuals stopped at least 10 times in the five and a half years of data reviewed.

The report also found that, although blacks have represented 63 percent of Baltimore’s residents, 91 percent of people arrested for minor offenses such as “failure to obey” or “trespassing” have been African-Americans.

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