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)

 


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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New York City
Marijuana Possession Arrests
1978-2012

 

Year

MJ Poss Arrests 

 

New York Penal Law 221.10

1978

2,757

1979

1,923

1980

1,438

1981

1,831

1982

1,512

1983

1,660

1984

2,463

1985

4,546

1986

3,209

1987

2,847

1988

1,861

1989

1,062

1990

891

1991

774

1992

812

1993

1,450

1994

3,141

1995

5,716

1996

9,433

1997

17,992

1998

32,936

1999

33,819

2000

51,267

2001

41,521

2002

44,111

2003

39,213

2004

27,944

2005

29,752

2006

31,925

2007

39,156

2008

40,383

2009

46,487

2010

50,383

2011

50, 684

 2012

39,218


 

10 YEARS OF MARIJUANA POSSESSION ARRESTS UNDER MAYOR BLOOMBERG

Total Arrests

Whites

Latinos

Blacks

All others

2002

44,111

6,324

14%

13,929

32%

22,949

52%

909

2%

2003

39,213

5,250

13%

12,254

31%

20,690

53%

1,019

3%

2004

27,944

2,468

9%

9,597

34%

15,310

55%

569

2%

2005

29,752

2,355

8%

9,998

34%

16,605

56%

794

3%

2006

31,925

2,584

8%

10,564

33%

17,990

56%

787

3%

2007

39,156

3,387

9%

13,114

34%

21,581

55%

1,074

3%

2008

40,383

3,959

10%

13,406

33%

21,954

54%

1,064

3%

2009

46,487

4,658

10%

15,291

33%

25,329

54%

1,209

3%

2010

50,383

5,493

11%

16,123

32%

27,177

54%

1,590

3%

2011

50,684

6,206

12%

16,413

32%

26,212

52%

1,853

4%

2002-11

400,038

42,684

 

11%

130,689

33%

215,797

54%

10,868

3%

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

GRAPHS & TABLES

Mayors and Marijuana Arrests in NYC, 1978-2011

Marijuana Possession Arrests of Blacks, Latinos, Whites,
and Others, 1996-2011

Two Graphs of Marijuana Possession Arrests in NYC

White, Black and Latino Marijuana Use and Arrests

Three Decades of Marijuana Arrests in New York City

Possession Obsession - NY Times Graph of NYC Arrests

Highest and Lowest MJ Arrest Rate NYPD Precincts

Numbers of NYC Marijuana Possession Arrests, 1996-2010

Marijuana Use by Whites, Blacks & Latinos, Ages 18-25, 02-09

Two Maps of NYPD Precincts: MJ Arrests and Pop by Race