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London police not doing enough to tackle systemic racism, policing expert says

June 16, 2023  By James Chaarani, CBC News

June 16, 2023, London, Ont. – London police officials are not doing enough to analyze their own race-based use-of-force numbers to start tackling systemic racism within their organization, an expert in police data says. London police numbers crunched by researcher Tandeep Sidhu show Black people in the city experienced force by officers at a rate five times higher than the general population in 2022. Indigenous Londoners experienced use of force by officers at a rate of just over twice as high as the general population that same year. | READ MORE

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