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  • Black neighborhoods still see most bike tickets, police data show

    Chicago Tribune - 02/12/2018

    It is possible that because there are more police patrolling high-crime areas, there are more chances to see unlawful biking and issue tickets, criminologist James Alan Fox of Northeastern University in Boston told the Tribune. Reckless biking could also be seen as falling under the “broken windows” theory of law enforcement, which holds that graffiti and other signs of disorder give the appearance that no one cares and that addressing such issues can reduce crime.

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