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NYPD watchdog blames racial profiling by cops for nearly 90% of defendants being people of color, study says

“New York’s district attorneys aggressively prosecute cases against black and brown people for engaging in mainly innocent or innocuous activities,” the report added. “On a regular basis, our city’s courts devote their considerable resources to the administration of injustice, applying sanctions in hundreds, if not thousands, of cases where the charges involve, at worst, petty infractions and where the defendants are almost always people of color, some of whom live on the margins of society.”

JOHN ANNESE

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