Skip to comments.The Myth of Criminal-Justice Racism
Posted on 10/22/2015 9:23:42 PM PDT by 100American
The most poisonous claim in the dominant narrative is that our criminal justice system is a product and a source of racial inequity. The drug war in particular is said to be infected by racial bias. Mass incarceration is allegedly destroying black communities by taking fathers away from their families and imposing crippling criminal records on released convicts. Finally, prison is condemned as a huge waste of resources.
Nothing in this dominant narrative is true. Prison remains a lifetime achievement award for persistence in criminal offending. Drug enforcement is not the driving factor in the prison system, violent crime is. Even during the most rapid period of prison growth from 1980 to 1990, increased sentences for violent crime played a larger role than drug sentences in the incarceration build up. Since 1999, violent offenders have accounted for all of the increase in the national prison census.
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It would be far better allowing the criminals to run free. Eventually they’ll all murder each other anyway. /s
Agree as long as you put them all on an Island, whacha gonna do?
Here is another from Heather talking about Political Correctness...
what will happen if liberals imposed their view of racial justice in the legal system is Black victims would not get protection from the legal system. Black neighborhoods would be even more dangerous with criminals preying upon innocent citizens
Let the detractors work as a police officer for just one day and they’ll see how flawed their premise is. They’ll be in for one hell of a ride and a shock back to reality.
"The most dangerous misconception about our criminal justice system is that it is pervaded by racial bias. For decades, criminologists have tried to find evidence proving that the overrepresentation of blacks in prison is due to systemic racial inequity. That effort has always come up short. In fact, racial differences in offending account for the disproportionate representation of blacks in prison. A 1994 Justice Department survey of felony cases from the countrys 75 largest urban areas found that blacks actually had a lower chance of prosecution following a felony than whites. Following conviction, blacks were more likely to be sentenced to prison, however, due to their more extensive criminal histories and the gravity of their current offense."
The anti-prison proponents want to make it seem the great majority of prisoners are in there for minor drug offenses. WRONG!!!
Negro murderers and drug dealers must be sent home to take care of their wives and children. Negro crime, like Moslem honor killings, is cultural and therefore it is arrogant and anti equality to punish it or to decry it.
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