Tue, 16 April 2019
A Federal ATF campaign in Albuquerque seemed built to produce disproportionate arrests of African-Americans and Hispanics, and it did. Do similar racial and ethnic disparities exist in NM law enforcement at the state and local levels? It’s no accident that no one can know for sure. In all America, NM is one of only 2 states that refuses to collect the data. Investigative reporter Jeff Proctor of NM in Depth and Santa Fe Reporter, on what the NM State Government doesn’t want to know, and doesn’t want you to know either.