CLF Issues Declaration of Human Rights for Denver Public Safety Department Reform: Urges Mayor, City Leaders to Admit Systemic Failures and Rebuild Community Trust
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Unacceptable disparities affect Latinos in our criminal justice system, including the sobering statistic that a Latino male born in the U.S. in 2001 faces a 1 in 6 chance of going to prison during his or her lifetime. In Colorado, Latinos comprise 20.7% of the general population yet 32.9% of the prison population.
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Policy Value: Transform the unacceptable disparities that impact people of color in our criminal justice system, including the sobering statistic that 1 in every 3 black males born today can expect to go to prison at some point in their lifetime, as well as 1 in every 6 Latino males, as compared to 1 in every 17 white males, if current incarceration trends continue.