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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

STUDY SHOWS POLICE OFFICERS TALK LESS RESPECTFULLY TO BLACK DRIVERS

Another one for the NO KIDDING files

Feeling Rebloggy
After reviewing transcripts of traffic stops involving 981 motorists, Stanford researchers have come up with proof of something that many Americans have believed for a very long time: Police officers tend to treat black citizens with less respect than white citizens.
This is true regardless of the police officer’s own racial background, the researchers found. Nor does it matter whether the traffic stop occurs in a business district or residential neighborhood, or whether the crime rate in the area is high or low...

The researchers, led by Rob Voigt, a graduate student in Stanford’s linguistics department, took advantage of the rapid spread of police body cameras to conduct their study. They obtained 183 hours’ worth of footage from the police department in Oakland, a city that is both large (population 420,005) and racially diverse (39% white, 26% black, 16% Asian, 6% two or more races, and 26% Latino). The recordings were made in April of 2014....

source: LA TIMES

Read More at CNN (fewer pop ups):
http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/05/health/police-language-race-oakland-study/index.html

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-police-drivers-race-20170605-story.html