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    The official figures, which examine the ethnicity of those accused of violent offences in London, suggest the majority of men held responsible by police for gun crimes, robberies and street crimes are black.
    Black men are also disproportionately the victims of violent crime in the capital.
    The statistics, released by the Metropolitan Police, permit an informed debate on a sensitive subject for the first time.
    One prominent black politician said that the black community needed to face up to major challenges.

    They show that among those proceeded against for street crimes, 54 per cent were black; for robbery, 59 per cent; and for gun crimes, 67 per cent. Street crimes include muggings, assault with intent to rob and snatching property.
    Just over 12 per cent of London’s 7.5 million population is black, including those of mixed black and white parentage, while 69 per cent is white, according to the Office for National Statistics.

    On sex offences, black men made up 32 per cent of male suspects proceeded against, and white men 49 per cent. The statistics also suggest that black women are responsible for a disproportionate amount of violent crime committed by females.
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    Probably due to social economic factors. I live in London and I went to a secondary school with 70% black, most of them lived in estate blocks. They get influenced to do crime and joing gangs. It's like an estate culture to join a gang for your postcode (in london). Same goes for white people in these estates but there are more black people than white people in estates due to them not being able to afford housing.
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    Are we tarnishing all black men? Are black men of African heritage just as likely to be accused or convicted of crime as say those of West Indian heritage? And how many of their victims are also black (the Met Police had a programme called Trident dealing with black men murdering or injuring other black men).
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      Because police, judges, and the law in general are racist.
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      wacism

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      Because white people get away with more shite and this data makes it seem like blacks are the biggest criminals. Do not even @ me on this. Buh bye.
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      (Original post by fgargegwetrg)
      The official figures, which examine the ethnicity of those accused of violent offences in London, suggest the majority of men held responsible by police for gun crimes, robberies and street crimes are black.
      Black men are also disproportionately the victims of violent crime in the capital.
      The statistics, released by the Metropolitan Police, permit an informed debate on a sensitive subject for the first time.
      One prominent black politician said that the black community needed to face up to major challenges.

      They show that among those proceeded against for street crimes, 54 per cent were black; for robbery, 59 per cent; and for gun crimes, 67 per cent. Street crimes include muggings, assault with intent to rob and snatching property.
      Just over 12 per cent of London’s 7.5 million population is black, including those of mixed black and white parentage, while 69 per cent is white, according to the Office for National Statistics.

      On sex offences, black men made up 32 per cent of male suspects proceeded against, and white men 49 per cent. The statistics also suggest that black women are responsible for a disproportionate amount of violent crime committed by females.
      That is also the case on this "side of the pond". I feel most qualified to comment on the situation here, and i feel that the same is probably true on your side - altho i do not have the statistics for your side.

      Here, the vast majority of crime occurs in the 'inner cities'. Much of the white population has been driven out by the high crime rates. The homicide rate in D.C. is around 18.5 per 100,000, whilst just across the river in Arlington, Virginia, it is about 5.8 per 100,000. Forceable rape in D.C. is about 53.4 per 100,000, whilst in Virginia, it is about 32.5. This is also true for Chicago, Detroit, New York, and other large cities. Look at the FBI crime stats for our cities. There is also a large gang presence in all large US cities. In Detroit, homicide victims had a previous felony conviction in about 80% of the cases. In other major cities, it was also very high. What percentage of your friends have a string of felony convictions? I'd suspect not many. The gangs have an extensive smuggling network that stretches into Mexico and points south. This is how they bring in drugs [which earn them a large part of their income]. It is also how they bring in weapons for gang activities, such as 'turf battles' with rival gangs. The 'society' of the inner cities is typified by resistance to absorbing any education, refusal to acknowledge any 'heirarchy' or 'authority figures', and reliance on welfare, or very low income jobs. As a result, young kids in 'inner city' areas are presented with only one kind of adult 'role model' - that is welfare recipients, and occasionally employed drug dealers, combined with 'high spending, uneducated drug 'bosses' driving around in new BMWs. The 'high spending' individuals, however, are in the minority. Most inner city drug dealers make so little money they have to live with their mothers, most of whom survive on welfare (benefits). Best of luck!
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