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Latino Disparities in Youth Incarceration

Latino youth are 65 percent more likely to be detained
or committed than their white peers, according to data
from the Department of Justice collected in October 2015
and recently released.
While this disparity is concerning,
the data represent a modest improvement from 2001,
when Latino youth were 73 percent more likely to be in
placement. The Latino disparity is smaller than that for
African American youth, who are 500 percent more likely
than white youth to be detained or committed.

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