AN ONLINE LIBRARY ABOUT MARIJUANA POSSESSION ARRESTS,
RACE AND POLICE POLICY IN NEW YORK CITY AND BEYOND

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FIRST PAGE   

 

The Scandal of Racist Marijuana Arrests
(new Nov 2013 - from The Nation, and
The War on Marijuana in Black and White
from the ACLU
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BRATTON'S BROKEN WINDOWS, AGAIN!


NY City's Marijuana Possession Arrests

DOCUMENTING THE ARREST CRUSADE

JOURNALISM & COMMENTARY

GRAPHS & TABLES

• COLLATERAL CONSEQUENCES

 

Stop and Frisk New York 

• STOP & FRISK REPORTS AND DATA

• STOP & FRISK NYC (news excerpts)
QUOTAS, QUOTAS, QUOTAS

SCANDALS OF THE NYPD

550,000 NYPD SUMMONSES A YEAR

 

Race and Marijuana Arrests, USA

210,000 Marijuana Arrests in Colorado

240,000 Marijuana Arrests in Washington

U.S. MARIJUANA ARRESTS 1965-2010

• CALIFORNIA

WASHINGTON DC, CHICAGO, ETC.
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• ABOUT MARIJUANA-ARRESTS.COM

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ILLEGAL SEARCHES (coming)

 

 

 

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. & CHICAGO: News Stories

 

 

 

WASHINGTON D.C.
 

 

Washington City Paper. "Crime Stats Show D.C. Leads Nation In Per Capita Marijuana Arrests The vast majority of people arrested on pot charges are black. Why?"  By Rend Smith, August 13, 2010

 

Forbes. "Race and the Drug War."  by E.D. Kain. August 19, 2011

 

Andrew Sullivan: The Dish. Who Gets Punished?  August 22, 2011

 

 

 

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CHICAGO

 

 

 

 

The Chicago Reader.  "The Grass Gap: People all over Chicago smoke pot—but almost everyone busted for it is black."  By Mick Dumke and Ben Joravsky. July 7, 2011

 

The Chicago Reader.  "What is pot prosecution good for? Little rhyme or reason in reefer cases." By Mick Dumke and Ben Joravsky.  August 11, 2011.

 

The Chicago Reader. "Two Chicago pols say it's time to talk about legalizing pot."  by Mick Dumke. Aug 16, 2011

 

The Chicago Reader. "As Preckwinkle renews call to decriminalize pot possession, police arguing amongst themselves."  by Mick Dumke.  July 28, 2011 

 

Chicago Sun Times. "Preckwinkle wants police to stop making low-level marijuana arrests."  by Lisa Donovan. July 27, 2011

 

Huffington Post. "Toni Preckwinkle To Chicago Cops: Stop Making Low-Level Drug Arrests." July 28, 2011.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graphs and Images By Ray Noland, Chicago Reader. Research and text by Mick Dumke and Ben Jorvasky

 

 

 

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