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Reported race disparity in ordinance arrests declines

Data to be presented to Evanston’s Human Services Committee Monday by the city’s Law Department indicates that the disparity in arrest rates for ordinance violations between blacks and whites has declined somewhat recently, although it remains strikingly large. The city figures show non-traffic city ordinance violation cases that were prosecuted by the Law Department for 2015, […]