Sheriff's Office reforms continue as ASU study finds racial biases against Latinos


Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies continued discriminatory patrols long after a federal judge ordered reforms to prevent racial profiling, according to an Arizona State University study.
The study, released last week, was conducted between July 2015 and June 2016. It began nearly two years after a federal judge ordered a sweeping overhaul after finding deputies had racially profiled Latinos during traffic patrols under then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
ASU’s findings now are serving as grounds for the agency to ratchet up efforts to eliminate racial bias from the agency's practices.
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28 September 2017 in Regional, Views: 32
Source: AZCentral
 


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