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Tag: California Department of Justice

Tough Laws Do Little to Slow California Gun Rush

May 13, 2013 | 4:00 pm

Tough Laws Do Little to Slow California Gun Rush

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UPDATE: 10:24 AM Shortly after this post went live, a reader contacted us with a good question: What’s up with gun sales in San Francisco? The number of background checks has steadily dropped in the city over the past decade, but the number of checks for both handguns and long guns fell to near zero […]

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African Americans in SF Arrested at High Rates, Analysis Finds

August 21, 2012 | 9:52 am

African Americans in SF Arrested at High Rates, Analysis Finds

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by Shoshana Walter, The Bay Citizen Although African Americans constitute 6 percent of San Francisco’s population, they are about seven times more likely to be arrested than whites, who represent 41.8 percent of the city’s population, according to an analysis of recently released statistics from the California Department of Justice. The gap between the arrest […]

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