Why bring this up?
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Because the INITIAL DATA ASSESSMENT Crime: Victims, Suspects, and Arrests2009-2014 was put out by the Minneapolis Police Department and it is devastating when it comes to exposing the racial reality of crime in this 64 percent white/18 percent black city.
Here's the key data:
- Between 2009 - 2014, Blacks were arrested for 69 percent of the Homicide, Rape, Robbery, and Aggravated Assaults in Minneapolis. Whites represented 15 percent of the arrests for the same violent crimes.
- Between 2009 - 2014, Blacks were 79 percent of the arrests for homicide with a firearm. Whites represented six percent of the arrests and 15 percent of the victims.
- Between 2009 - 2014, Blacks were 85 percent of the arrests for non-fatal shootings. Whites represented five percent of those arrested for non-fatal shootings (and eight percent of the victims).
|Once again, the color of crime is black in an 18 percent black city...|
|Gun crime has a color in 64 percent white Minneapolis...|