GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Over Policing Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"In Washington D.C., black people were 5 times more likely to be stopped by the police than white people without justifiable cause, according to a study conducted in 2019."

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"In 2019, 55.8% of people aged 16 or over who were stopped and searched by the police in England and Wales were of white ethnicity, whilst Black people had a stop and search rate of 38 per 1,000, nine times higher than that for White people."

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"Black drivers are about 20% more likely to be stopped than white drivers, as per a U.S. national study."

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"In 2018, black females were imprisoned at almost twice the rate of white females in the United States."

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"Black Americans are more than 3.5 times more likely to be killed by police than white Americans."

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"In 2019, police in New York reported over five million stops, with Black and Hispanic individuals disproportionately targeted."

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"The rate of fatal police shootings among Black Americans was much higher than that for any other ethnicity, standing at 35 fatal shootings per million of the population as of March 2021."

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"In Chicago, it was found that Black people were ten times more likely than white people to be shot by a police officer."

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"In 2015, Black males aged between 15 to 34 were nine times more likely than other Americans to be killed by law enforcement officers."

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"Los Angeles Police Department stops Black drivers at a rate more than five times their share of the city's population."

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"Black teens were 21 times more likely than white teens to be shot and killed by police between 2010 and 2012."

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"Latinos in Minneapolis are nearly nine times more likely to be arrested for a low-level offense than white people."

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"70% of traffic stops in Oakland, CA, USA involve a non-white driver."

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"Despite using drugs at similar rates to white people, black people are 3.7 times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession."

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"More than 60% of the people in prison are people of color."

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"Incarceration rates for Black men in the U.S. are over six times higher than those of white men."

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"58% of all police searches and 72% of all stops in Boston were of Blacks, even though they made up less than 25% of the Boston's population."

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"Of all the people stopped by the NYPD from 2004 to 2012, over half were Black and 84% were totally innocent."

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