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  1. Arrests and Minority Youths and Failing and the “Attitude Test” By Jabria Lyons and Ashley

  2. Members of minority groups are disproportionately represented in juvenile arrests • The violent crime arrest rate for African American juveniles is about four times that for white juveniles • African American juveniles are referred to juvenile court twice as often as their white peers Arrests and Minority

  3. Minority youths tend to fail the attitude test in interactions with police officers • After the seriousness of the offense and past history, the most important factor is the offenders attitude • Police officers who do not live in the same community with minority youths mmay misinterpret normal behavior as disrespectful. Failing the “Attitude Test”

  4. There is a “culture gap” which is responsible for a lot of minority juvenile arrests Failing the “Attitude Test” (continued)

  5. The end! THE END!!! Suwoo the the beehive