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Portland Stops Tracking Gangs

By TwoScoopsMcGee following x   2017 Sep 11, 10:37am 154 views   5 comments   watch   quote     share  

Because there aren't enough White Gangs, and they don't want to appear racist.

Portland police will no longer maintain a database of suspected gang members, due to concerns that the vast majority of people with the gang label are racial minorities.

Starting Oct. 15, the Portland Police Bureau will end the 20-year practice of issuing gang member designations, which police say can lead to “unintended consequences” and a lifelong stigma even for those who have given up the gang lifestyle. Officials intend to notify the approximately 300 people on the gang list that the bureau will purge all records related to the designations, The Oregonian reported.

“There are still criminal gang members. That doesn’t go away because we don’t have a gang designation,” said Capt. Mike Krantz, according to The Oregonian. “We’re not pretending gang violence doesn’t exist. We’re just taking this one thing away.”

City officials and community activists had long urged the bureau to stop attaching the gang designation to criminal suspects, claiming the practice disproportionately impacted people of color. A review of police data by The Oregonian last year found that 81 percent of the “criminal gang affiliates” in Portland’s database were racial or ethnic minorities.
1 Ceffer   2017 Sep 11, 11:32am   ↑ like (1)   ↑ dislike (1)     quote        
I'm so glad my tattoo of a skull with a dagger through the eye socket on my forehead doesn't stigmatize me any more.

Thank you Portland libbys, and don't forget to outlaw burglar alarms and security systems because they discriminate against people of color.
2 HEY YOU   2017 Sep 11, 11:35am   ↑ like (0)   ↑ dislike (0)     quote        
Any whites in gangs should be shot DEAD by Law enforcement officers.
Make it a law!
White Rep/Con/Nazis,police your own!
3 FortWayne   2017 Sep 11, 11:47am   ↑ like (0)   ↑ dislike (0)     quote        
Liberals taken over by stupidity as usual
4 Fucking White Male   2017 Sep 11, 12:05pm   ↑ like (0)   ↑ dislike (0)     quote        
This can't be true.
5 Fucking White Male   2017 Sep 11, 12:06pm   ↑ like (0)   ↑ dislike (0)     quote        
HEY YOU says
Any whites in gangs should be shot DEAD by Law enforcement officers.
Make it a law!
White Rep/Con/Nazis,police your own!

Every single image/video I've seen of looters in Florida is black.

Damn racist media.

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