Minority Youth Arrested at Disproportional Rate
Apr 9, 2012, Eric Francavilla, The News Tribune
Tri-City minority youth are being arrested at a disporportional rate, which is similar to a statewide trend that recently gained the attention of the Washington State Supreme Court.
Last week, justices took time away from court cases to hear a presentation in their chambers made by members of the Task Force on Race and the Criminal Justice System.
Carl McCurley, manager of the Washington State Center for Court Research, told the justices that blacks and Latinos make up 41 percent of youth…
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