Akheil Singla

Akheil Singla is an assistant professor at Arizona State University’s School of Public Affairs in the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions

a photo of a Sacramento police officer making a traffic stop in Sacramento, California.

Cities With More Black Residents Are More Likely to ‘Police for Profit’

Cities with more black residents rely more on “policing for profit”—using traffic tickets and fines as a larger source of revenue.