The letter says that 287(g) agreements have led to racial profiling and due process violations, eroded trust between police and the community, and undermined public safety. 287(g) agreements are most prevalent in communities with fast-growing Latino populations, not high crime rates. The program then becomes an excuse for racial profiling and a hindrance to public safety.
A report by the University of North Carolina found that 87 percent of people booked through the 287(g) program were merely charged with misdemeanors, not felonies. Agencies have even arrested crime victims.
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