Biden’s claim of ‘systemic racism’ in policing defies science

Biden’s claim of ‘systemic racism’ in policing defies science
Jacob Blake disregarding police orders to freeze (Image: Video still)

[Ed. – Another goose egg for the the party of science.]

… President Biden said last year … he believes there’s “systemic racism in law enforcement.” That’s hard to square with a … memorandum … Biden recently issued, stating: “It is the policy of my Administration to make evidence-based decisions guided by the best available science and data.”…

In a report released days before Mr. Biden’s inauguration, the Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics examined whether people of different races were arrested to a degree that was disproportionate to their involvement in crime. The report concluded that there was no statistically significant difference by race between how likely people were to commit serious violent crimes and how likely they were to be arrested. In other words, the data suggested that police officers and sheriff’s deputies focus on criminals’ actions, not their race.

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