The Racial Disparity of Pot Arrests in Pasadena

Pasadena Weekly
Pasadena Weekly | November 3, 2009
For the past five years, Pasadena police officers have arrested African Americans on marijuana charges at rates wildly disproportionate to Pasadena's demographics, according to a review by the Weekly of nearly four decades worth of arrest data.

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