A corrections officer escorts an inmate back to his cell at San Quentin. After the passage of Prop. 47, the number of drug arrests dropped dramatically for all racial groups. Beyond the overall drop in arrests, researchers found a drop in the percentage of black people being arrested for drug offenses relative to those who were white.
A corrections officer escorts an inmate back to his cell at San Quentin. After the passage of Prop. 47, the number of drug arrests dropped dramatically for all racial groups. Beyond the overall drop in arrests, researchers found a drop in the percentage of black people being arrested for drug offenses relative to those who were white.
A corrections officer escorts an inmate back to his cell at San Quentin. After the passage of Prop. 47, the number of drug arrests dropped dramatically for all racial groups. Beyond the overall drop in arrests, researchers found a drop in the percentage of black people being arrested for drug offenses relative to those who were white.

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