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John Roman on why it’s hard to study racial profiling



Attorney General Eric Holder recently announced that the Department of Justice will collect data on police stops, searches, and arrests to curb racial bias in the criminal justice system. The Washington Post’s Wonkblog spoke with John Roman about why police bias can be difficult to prove and what policy solutions we can adopt as a start in resolving this complicated issue.


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