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Jul 21, 2016 Trump’s Republican National Convention speech massively distorted national crime statistics

QUOTE: When Donald Trump took the stage in Cleveland on Thursday night (July 21), he immediately made some strong comments about law and order. They were, however, in typical Trump fashion, a rather blatant distortion of the facts.

Quartz
May 02, 2015 Baltimore Prosecutor Faces National History of Police Acquittals

QUOTE: Brutality cases against police officers are notoriously difficult to win...whatever case prosecutors make will have to overcome the inherent deference to police officers that most jurors take with them to the courtroom, experts said.

New York Times
Oct 15, 2013 Dear John: Think twice before picking up that prostitute in Sanford

QUOTE: the Sanford Police Department will send "Dear John" letters to registered owners of vehicles spotted lingering in areas known for prostitution....Some lawyers are criticizing the initiative, which they say could have negative repercussions if police erroneously send the letter to someone who was not looking for a prostitute.

Orlando Sentinel
Jun 06, 2009 Bank Accused of Pushing Mortgage Deals on Blacks

QUOTE: systematically singling out blacks in Baltimore and suburban Maryland for high-interest subprime mortgages. These loans, Baltimore officials have claimed in a federal lawsuit against Wells Fargo, tipped hundreds of homeowners into foreclosure and cost the city tens of millions of dollars in taxes and city services.

New York Times
Oct 20, 2007 The Smoking Scourge Among Urban Blacks (Baltimore Journal)

QUOTE: Even as antismoking campaigns have sharply reduced tobacco use in society at large, smoking has remained far more common among the poor of all races.

New York Times