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Disproportionate Minority Contact and Confinement

  • By: Jennifer L. Huck
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Disproportionate minority contact is the unequal involvement and participation of minorities with agents of the criminal justice system such as police officers, judges, and probation officers. Disproportionate minority confinement is the unbalanced incapacitation ...

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