Brooklyn Cops Arrested 40 People for Breaking Social-Distance Rules—35 Were Black

Cops in Brooklyn have reportedly arrested 40 people for breaking social distancing rules during lockdown—35 were black, four were hispanic, and just one was white. The Brooklyn district attorney’s office is first prosecutor in New York City to release stats on social distancing enforcement. The numbers, reported by the New York Times, are from March 17 through May 4. They show that over a third of the arrests were made in the mainly black neighborhood of Brownsville…

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Cops in Brooklyn have reportedly arrested 40 people for breaking social distancing rules during lockdown—35 were black, four were hispanic, and just one was white. The Brooklyn district attorney’s office is first prosecutor in New York City to release stats on social distancing enforcement. The […]

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