Policing creates policing’s own problems

“Bratton blamed the “unfortunate consequences” of an explosion in “stop, question and frisk” incidents that caught many young men of color in the net by resulting in them being given a summons for a minor misdemeanor. As a result, Bratton said, the “population pool [of eligible non-white officers] is much smaller than it might ordinarily have been”.

Via NYPD chief Bratton says hiring black officers is difficult: ‘So many have spent time in jail’ @ The Guardian.

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