Police Brutality Lawsuits and Racial Composition of Cities 

The city of Baltimore has paid $5.7 million in settlements from police-brutality cases since 2011, the Baltimore Sun reported last year. And they’re not alone. According to multiple open-records requests compiled through MuckRock, a slew of major American cities have paid tens of millions of dollars in brutality suits.One common thread? Cities with larger black populations are far more likely to see suits against the police—and to see eventual judgments.

Via Which Cities Are Sued the Most for Police Brutality? @ NationalJournal.com

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