And here’s why: In wealthy areas, police don’t mess with people because: Lawyers. Some of the parents were actual lawyers themselves. Many people had a lawyer in the family.In poor areas, which are often filled with minorities, police mess with everyone because what are they going to do, go out and hire the best lawyer money can buy? No. They’re going to take whichever public defender is available for no money.
I Grew Up in a Rich, White Area Filled with Crime