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Justice effort aims to reduce racial bias in arrests (No more Trayvons!)
KDVR-TV / CNN ^ | April 28, 2014

Posted on 04/28/2014 1:30:30 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The Justice Department will collect data about police stops, searches and arrests, aiming to reduce possible effects of racial bias in the justice system, Attorney General Eric Holder said on Monday.

The agency is launching a new National Center for Building Community Trust and Justice, which will focus data-collection on five cities over two years as part of a $4.75 million pilot program.

Holder said in a video message the initiative grew from the case of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American teenager shot and killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Orlando in 2012 and from President Barack Obama to improve trust between law enforcement and the minority communities.

Holder has ordered a federal civil rights probe of the racially-charged Martin case, which is ongoing....

(Excerpt) Read more at kdvr.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: blacks; crime; ericholder; fbi; holder; obama; obamassons; trayvon; zimmerman
No, this isn't satire.
1 posted on 04/28/2014 1:30:30 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There is no more Trayvon.


2 posted on 04/28/2014 1:32:13 PM PDT by Williams
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If the police data does not record the ‘attitude’ of the person they are dealing with, the resultof the research will be useless.


3 posted on 04/28/2014 1:32:56 PM PDT by pacpam (action=consequence and applies in all cases - friend of victory)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I didn’t know they were still “investigating” (lynching) Zimmerman. What a bunch of racist sore losers.


4 posted on 04/28/2014 1:34:21 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s about the fundamental right of trayvons to smash a cracker’s head on the concrete.


5 posted on 04/28/2014 1:35:06 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Don’t worry white female jaywalkers are all the rage for arrests these days


6 posted on 04/28/2014 1:36:30 PM PDT by magna carta
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Based on what we hear of crime statistics, black men as a group commit a disproportionate number of crimes in this country. Their crime rate, as a group, is far higher than the rates for other groups of people.

Thus, it would stand to reason that black men get arrested in disproportionate numbers as well.

So, exactly what would be proved by collecting arrest records? Holder will proclaim, look at this, blacks are 12% of the population but something like 40% of all arrests? That would be a meaningless statistic, if these people are actually committing the crimes, they should be arrested.

But Holder and liberal surrogates will go out there and distort any statistic, to persuade low information types that the difference is due to racism.


7 posted on 04/28/2014 1:40:33 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (Im)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The “racial bias” was in arresting a very innocent George Zimmerman


8 posted on 04/28/2014 1:42:45 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

square block A has white middle class people living on it

square block B has black poor people living on it

block A had one arrest last year

block B will only be allowed one arrest this year

block B has crack dealers, prostitution, gang bangers, 11 reported drive bys per month

Anyone see any problems here? I don’t. /s


9 posted on 04/28/2014 1:47:08 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: DoughtyOne

As usual, innocent minorities will be hurt most.


10 posted on 04/28/2014 1:58:52 PM PDT by expat2
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To: expat2

Isn’t that a great point!

Seriously, the minority communities will become even more craven than they are now.

This is societal melt-down on steroids.


11 posted on 04/28/2014 2:00:06 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: expat2

I live in a white neighborhood, and I don’t want to live around white pimps, hookers, or white burglars in my neighborhood, so I support having them arrested and taken out.

I would assume the law abiding black people would want the same for their neighborhood, so why does our government assume they do not.


12 posted on 04/28/2014 2:02:24 PM PDT by MNDude
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What does shooting your attacker have to do with racial profiling?
Holder is an ass and is wasting time and money that the Government does not have!


13 posted on 04/28/2014 2:08:00 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American - Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They are looking to intimate there is racism in the arrest records to gain a political advantage in November. The democrats are really hurting.


14 posted on 04/28/2014 2:13:47 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: fwdude

Of course they are.

You can bet the farm that charges will be filed and a trial date set for Sept-Oct of this year.

The Democrats 2014 Campaign will be nothing but Racism, War on Women, Income Inequality and that all Republicans are just poopy-heads who have no right to hold office or even vote


15 posted on 04/28/2014 2:14:14 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Thus, it would stand to reason that black men get arrested in disproportionate numbers as well.


The simplest way to determine bias in arrests, is to look at acquittal rates. The ones that are arrested over-zealously will tend to be acquitted more.

One might control for other factors like quality of legal representation (public defender versus paid) and for each category of crime.

The data for all that exists already.

No, this is about intimidating local cops to be more lenient toward Holder’s People.


16 posted on 04/28/2014 2:16:34 PM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Lose to Cruz - 2016!)
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To: Williams

The Justice Department will collect data about police stops, searches and arrests, aiming to reduce possible effects of racial bias in the justice system, Attorney General Eric Holder said on Monday.

What does this a-hole want? Does that mean if a black drug dealer kills someone and the cops have already met their quota of arrested blacks that he ill be let go?


17 posted on 04/28/2014 2:23:09 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Dilbert San Diego
You're absolutely correct.

Perhaps Trayvon would be alive if he had been arrested when he was caught with stolen goods, break-in tools, and drugs.

Instead, the Miami Dade Schools superintendent had instituted a new policy, where the school police had to jump through multiple hoops in order to arrest black suspects.

18 posted on 04/28/2014 2:27:19 PM PDT by daivid
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To: DoughtyOne
block B has crack dealers, prostitution, gang bangers, 11 reported drive bys per month Anyone see any problems here? I don’t. /s
Yes, the decent law-abiding people on block B suffer the most. We lived in a mixed neighborhood in Spring Valey, NY. Most of our Black neighbors moved from those places like "Block B" and they were constantly worried sick about their friends and family still living in the south Bronx, Bushwick and all those "finer" 'hoods.
19 posted on 04/28/2014 2:34:10 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: expat2

“As usual, innocent minorities will be hurt most.”

I don’t know; in my area the minority criminals have to fan out along the frontier of the welfare reservation to commit crime because everything in their neighborhoods is locked up/bolted down. One such raiding party from Newark NJ killed a guy around Christmas time at a mall a few miles to the west; Newark has no such malls (or even supermarkets) where they could attack innocent unsuspecting people so randomly.


20 posted on 04/28/2014 3:02:28 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Impala64ssa

I can imagine they would be.


21 posted on 04/28/2014 3:11:56 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Reduce racial bias? Leave victims like Zimmerman alone.


22 posted on 04/28/2014 3:20:43 PM PDT by Socon-Econ
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To: kearnyirish2

Yes, but the lack of malls and supermarkets is itself tough on the innocent minorities. The ferals may hike out to the frontiers of the ghettos from time to time, but they are in the ghettos most of the time, and preying on the poor souls trapped there. I feel really sorry for those folks.


23 posted on 04/28/2014 3:27:22 PM PDT by expat2
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To: expat2

“I feel really sorry for those folks.”

I sympathize with the young ones, but in the end it is their parents’ choices that put them there. When they love their children, they’ll do anything to get them out of there. In the meantime, they’ve been living it up for half a century on the taxpayers’ dime...


24 posted on 04/28/2014 4:30:51 PM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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