Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Wonder if it's true in Charlotte too?

Posted By on Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 9:41 AM

A study by the Houston Police Department show that police officers use tasers on blacks more than any other race.

Shocker (pun intended).

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If Charlotte Mecklenburg Police did the same type of audit, I'm willing to bet the results would be the same. Or maybe the results would show that CMPD is more likely to use a bullet on black suspects.

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