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What criminal justice looks like in Native American communities

 

January 26, 2017



Native Americans make up less than 1 percent of the overall population, but comprise 1.9 percent of those fatally shot by police.

That's according to a report from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, which found that Native Americans are the racial group most likely have a police encounter turn fatal.

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2017/01/24/criminal-justice-for-native-americans

 

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