DOJ's report on Baltimore police is a mistake that will cost black lives

Heather MacDonald:
The DOJ’s Baltimore Police Report Contributes to a Hostile Environment for Law Enforcement

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This use of a population benchmark to analyze police activity is preposterously misguided, given the large disparities in rates of criminal victimization and crime commission. In 2015, more than 90 percent of Balimore’s homicide victims were black, even though blacks are only 63 percent of the city’s population. Though the police department does not report the race of criminals, it is certain that at least 90 percent of homicide and shootings suspects in Baltimore are also black. To expect police activity to match population ratios when crime commission is not evenly spread throughout the population is either disingenuous or disqualifyingly ignorant.
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There is much more.

This report shows what is wrong with the liberal approach to crime and why crime has increased in black neighborhoods under the Obama administration.

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