Friday, January 17, 2020

Dear Massachusetts State Police, It's not 1963 anymore. Best, Retiring Guy

Governor announces changes for scandal-plagued State Police force.  (Boston Globe, 1/16/2020)
The department has faced numerous discrimination complaints in recent years, and a federal jury last year found that the State Police had discriminated against a black recruit, denying him entrance to its academy because of his race. Currently, 89 percent of the 2,100-member State Police force is white [compared to 71.4% of the state's populationand 95 percent is male, statistics show.

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