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Column: There’s no cost to white people who call 911 about black people. There should be.

Column: There’s no cost to white people who call 911 about black people. There should be.


The authors argue that people who call 911 simply based on another person's race should be prosecuted for filing a false police report.

Existing laws could be used to prevent people from making these kinds of calls, the authors write.

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