Baton Rouge Drug Enforcement Drops After Sterling Death

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Outside the headlines, something else has been happening since Alton Sterling was killed by a Baton Rouge police officer this month, reports Fivethirtyeight.com. The Baton Rouge Police Department has substantially reduced enforcement of narcotics offenses. That may sound like a small change, but narcotics enforcement can be an important glimpse into how often officers work. Police officers do both reactive work . . .

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