Quality-of-life crimes.

Position:Pagedale, Missouri - No Comment - Brief article
 
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Some of the ordinance violations used in Pagedale, Missouri, a St. Louis suburb, to snare cash from its mostly African American residents, according to an article in Mother Jones: having a hedge taller than three feet; having a basketball hoop, wading pool, dish antenna, or barbeque in the front of a house; walking on a roadway if there's a sidewalk and walking on the wrong side of a...

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