Arrests in the Nation’s Capital, Part 5

Fact: More than 19 out of 20 arrests in Washington, D.C. were for nonviolent offenses – predominately traffic and drug offenses.

Fact: The majority of arrests do not result in confinement, probation, or diversion.

SourceRacial Disparities in Arrests in the District of Columbia, 2009-2011, Washington Lawyer’s Committee on Civil Rights and Urban Affairs

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