|From 2015 annual report from St. Louis Police Department (115 of 117 homicide suspects were non-white)|
Remember, out of 318,000 people, St. Louis is 49.2 percent black 43.9 percent white (as of 2010 US Census).
Here's the breakdown for 2015:
For those wondering, 1999 - 2013 are found here.
|From 2014 annual report from St. Louis Police Department: 99% of homicide suspects non-white|
Crazier, let's look at 2014:
What's crazy about the data for St. Louis is this: the annual report shows 96 of 99 homicide suspects in 2013 were black (97 percent), and 120 of 123 homicide suspect in 2014 were black (98 percent). For 2015, 112 of 117 homicide suspects were black (96 percent).
Yes, folks, crime has a color in America. Just look to St. Louis for proof of this fact.