Portland’s Racial Profiling Reality

“A new report on traffic stops by Portland Police finds that minorities are still being pulled over by officers at a disproportional rate, but for the first time police Copwatchers say police have begun to recognize that racial profiling is a reason for the disparity.

The current statistics were recently presented during a public meeting. The accountability groups Portland Copwatch and the Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform, presented their analysis of the data…”

Read the rest of the article at the Portland Observer website: http://portlandobserver.com/?p=12647

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