South Portland arrest Black people at higher rate than white people, study shows

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — A study about policing data from South Portland Police Department shows Black and Latino people are more likely to be pulle...

January 6, 2023
4:34 AM

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — A study about policing data from South Portland Police Department shows Black and Latino people are more likely to be pulled over or arrested than their white counterparts, according to research from University of Southern Maine and Northeastern University. The study also looked at Portland police data and found similar results. Both police departments asked that the study be done, paid for a portion of it, and had a chance to review it before publishing. "This rebukes the idea .

Jack Molmud