Saturday, June 9, 2018

Minneapolis stops racially biased low-level marijuana stings

Minneapolis stops racially biased low-level marijuana stings --- ===


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Mpls. cops halt minor marijuana arrests, citing racial ... - Star Tribune
www.startribune.com/minneapolis...marijuana-arrests...arrested...black/484876151/
Minneapolis cops halt low-level marijuana stings after racial ... public defender's office reported that 46 of 47 people arrested were black.

Minneapolis police ending undercover marijuana arrests in light of ...
https://www.twincities.com/.../minneapolis-police-ending-undercover-marijuana-arrest...
Minneapolis police ending undercover marijuana arrests in light of racial ... that resulted in the disproportionate arrests of black people.

Mpls. police will end sting operations targeting low-level marijuana sales
https://www.mprnews.org/.../minneapolis-police-will-no-longer-arrest-people-for-smal...
Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo addresses the media at ... of African-American men just for selling small amounts of marijuana.

Minneapolis police ending low-level marijuana stings | TheHill
thehill.com/.../391264-minneapolis-police-stop-low-level-marijuana-stings-due-to-hu...
The Minneapolis Police Department is ending sting operations ... of the 47 people arrestedin low-level marijuana sting operations were black, ...

In Minnesota, Black People Found to Be 7.81 Times More Likely to Be ...
https://www.aclu-mn.org/.../minnesota-black-people-found-be-781-times-more-likely-...
Jun 4, 2013 - CONTACT: 651.645.4097 x121; csamuelson@aclu-mn.org. New Report Features Original Data Analysis on Marijuana Arrest Rates by Race ... marijuana possession rates accounted for 42.8percent of all drug arrests in 2010.

Minneapolis ends arrests for low-level marijuana charges - KTTC.com
www.kttc.com/story/.../2018/.../minneapolis-ends-arrests-for-low-level-marijuana-charge...2 days ago - The Minneapolis Police Department says it will stop arresting ... of sting operations that resulted in the disproportionate arrests of black people.

After Finding 97 Percent Of People Caught In Its Marijuana Stings ...
https://blavity.com/after-finding-97-percent-of-people-caught-in-its-marijuana-stings-...
 The Minneapolis Police Department has abruptly discontinued. ... Caught In Its MarijuanaStings Were Black, Minneapolis Ends Sting Program.