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Minorities more likely to report police abuse
[Washington, DC]


March 14, 2001
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Minorities more likely to report police abuse
[Washington, DC]

John Bacon ; From staff and wire reports
March 12, 2001, Monday, Final Edition
Copyright 2001 Gannett Company, Inc.
USA TODAY
March 12, 2001, Monday, Final Edition

(WASHINGTON) -- Blacks and Hispanics were twice as likely as whites to report the use of force in encounters with police, a Justice Department report released Sunday said.

The survey of 80,000 people showed that black drivers were more likely than whites to be stopped, searched, handcuffed or ticketed. About 2% of blacks and Hispanics who had face-to-face encounters with police in 1999 reported force or threatened force. That compares with less than 1% among whites, the Bureau of Justice Statistics reported.

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