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Resource ID: #21801
Subject: Juvenile Justice System
Source: Daily Tribune (Columbia, Mo.)
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Date: Feb. 8

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The Columbia Daily Tribune investigated arrest rates among juveniles in Columbia, MO, and found that black children were being arrested at much higher rates than white children, even though black children only made up about 18 percent of Columbia's juvenile population. They also found that the city of Columbia had not taken any kind of action to fix the racial imbalance in arrest rates.

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