#OaklandPD traffic stops target blacks

Almost two-thirds of drivers Oakland police stopped in 2016 were African-Americans, who make up just over a fourth of the city’s population, according to a recent report.

Half of all citations Oakland police issued were to African-Americans, the report also found. African-Americans make up about 27 percent of Oakland’s population, 2010 census data shows.

Source: Report shows racial disparity in Oakland traffic stops


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