WUSA 9 -- "DC Police: Stop and Frisk"

Number 28451
Subject Police
Source WUSA-TV (Washington, D.C.)
Year 2018
Publication Date February - December 2018
Summary Through analyzing more than 6 years of data WUSA 9's “DC Police: Stop and Frisk” series uncovered 8 out of 10 people stop and frisked by Washington, DC police are African-American, despite black people making up less than half the city's population. The year-long investigation, 20 part series and hour-long special that followed exposed shocking and systematic failures by the Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department to follow its own laws. Laws designed to protect people from racial bias on the part of police officers.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords WUSA-TV, D.C., police, stop and frisk, black, laws, racial bias, officers, investigation
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