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Police In Florida Are Using Bike Laws To Criminalize Being Black
Author: Joe Fletcher April 19, 2015 4:40 pm

The Tampa Bay Times recently released an article where it was reported that 8 out of 10 bicyclists
that are given tickets for not following bicycle safety laws are black. The police told the Times that
their primary objective is to enforce safety, and to prevent the theft of bicycles. However, it appears
that the Tampa police are mainly concerned with creating another means of carrying on the “broken
windows” methodology of police enforcement. The types of crimes being committed can be as simple
as riding a bike without the cyclist having their hands on the handlebars.

Read more: http://www.addictinginfo.org/2015/04/19/fla-bike-laws-are-racist/
 

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