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Bloomfield officials are holding another meeting on policing. Here’s what we know about the progress they’ve made since June.
Bloomfield officials will hold a virtual presentation of police data Oct. 13 at 7 p.m., thirteen days after the Bloomfield Information Project published a review of public records that showed Black and Latino drivers were more likely to be stopped in the township than white drivers. Here’s what you should know.
An analysis of data from 2016 to 2020 shows that Bloomfield police have been stopping Black and Latino drivers in Bloomfield at twice the rate of white drivers.
On June 10, Bloomfield Councilwoman Wartyna Davis and Mayor Michael Venezia hosted a virtual community meeting on race and policing where they shared information about the township’s police department and heard recommendations from residents about further anti-racist reforms.
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