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KUT: Low-Level Drug Possession Arrests Are Hurting Travis County, Report Finds

KUT reports:

Low-level drug possession arrests are ineffective and harmful to people who need community-based help, rather than jail time, a new report concludes.
The report, released Tuesday by the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition, Grassroots Leadership, the Texas Harm Reduction Alliance and the UT Law Civil Rights Clinic, analyzed Travis County data that found people of color are disproportionately arrested for these kinds of crimes.

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