Spectrum News Pure Politics  – Study: African-American youth interact with police at higher rate than others


FRANKFORT—In Kentucky, African-Americans make up just 11 percent of the children.
However, they account for 22 percent of all the formal complaints against children.

That was just part of a presentation the Administrative Office of the Courts showed to the Interim Joint Judiciary Committee in Frankfort.

The group used a term that was coined decades ago; disproportionate minority contact. It refers to law enforcement interacting with children of…

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