[LMB] Driving while Black

Harvey Fishman fishman at panix.com
Tue Dec 10 03:38:20 GMT 2019


OOPS, that is not the MTA Police Department but the New York City Police 
Department Transit Bureau. Different organization entirely. The 
labyrinths of the police in New York.

Harvey

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>Well just today in New York City a senior officer of the MTA Transit Police was accused of  ordering the officers in his command to  hassle and arrest blacks and Latinos for fare evasion and to allow whites and Chinese much greater leeway. Nothing has been proven but the accusation was made.
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>Harvey
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>>Got any stats to show tha blacks disproportionately do this, especially after normalizing for class and geography? Otherwise, it begins to sound like a stereotype, at best, and possibly prejudice.
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>>Driving a car with visible equipment violations also draws the attention of
>>the police, and many poor and minority people do that.
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