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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)

Thu May 2, 2013, 09:40 PM

6. Just stating the race doesn't mean much, though.

If they are focusing on a heavy crime area that may happen to be Asian or hispanic or black, then most of hte people they stop will be those minorities.

The P.D. can't win for losing. First, minorities want police to clamp down on crime in their areas. Then when they do, they cry racism because they're stopping and frisking minorities, who are the ones who live in the particular high crime areas and presumably are the ones who are committing the crimes in those areas.

What we would need to know is if they are concentrating on heavy crime areas where whites live, but the majority of those they stop and frisk in those areas are minorities. That would seem to indicate racism.

But most people don't dig deeper into these things and just believe the headline.

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