Some of the Black youth policing disparities in Madison Public Schools

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Some of the Black youth policing disparities in MMSD:

During the 2017/18 School Year, Black students were:
– Only 18% of Enrollment
– 81% of School-based Arrests
– 82% of School-based Citations (excluding truancy)

During the 2017/18 School Year:
– Black Girls received 35 citations from school police officers (more than any other student demographic)
– White girls received 0 citations

Between 2015 and the 2018
– Black girls were arrested 40 times
– White girls were arrested only 6 times

Top 3 Reasons School Police Officers Issued Citations
Between 2015 and the 2018 Had Nothing to Do with Safety:
– Truancy (168 citations)
– Disorderly Conduct (84 citations)
– Unlawful Trespass (79 citations)

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