81% of Portland Police Gang List Are In Minority Groups

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More than 100 times each year, Portland police label someone a "criminal gang affiliate," The Oregonian reports. Without a conviction, without an arrest, police can add a flag in their database, putting the person on what amounts to a secret suspects list. The Oregonian/OregonLive obtained a modified version of the controversial gang list, minus the names, along with letters appealing designations going back to 2012 . . .

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