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DCJ’s Research has Found:
In 2018, in New York City, Black people were stopped or arrested 5.8 times more frequently than white people.
Data Source: New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
New York’s amended 2020 Bail Reforms would have avoided ~$67 million in bail that was set in New York City in 2019.
Data Source: Office of Court Administration
87% of all 2017 jail admissions in Louisville, Kentucky were for individuals detained pretrial.
Data Source: Louisville Metro Department of Corrections