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Alexandria activist Tiffany Flowers, center image in top row, hosts a discussion of racial inequalities in law enforcement with the Alexandria Police Department, the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office and Mayor Justin Wilson.

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Alexandria Reckoning

Police launch formal inquiry into why Black people make up majority of arrests.

Black people are 23 percent of the population in Alexandria, and yet most arrests in the city are of African Americans. Most cases when police use force are against Black people. Most drug arrests are of Black people. And almost half of the inmates at the Alexandria jail are Black people.

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