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Report: California cops more likely to stop black drivers

Black drivers in California were stopped by police at 2.5 times the per capita rate of whites and searched three times as often, according to the latest report from a first-in-the-nation attempt to track racial profiling by police. Under a ...

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Report: California cops more likely to stop black drivers

Black drivers in California were stopped by police at 2.5 times the per capita rate of whites and searched three times as often, according to the latest report from a first-in-the-nation attempt to track racial profiling by police. Under a ...

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Black drivers still stopped more often

Attorney General Chris Koster presents the 2009 Vehicle Stop Report, which gives demographic information on drivers pulled over by police, at a press conference at The Old Post Office in downtown St. Louis. Results from a 10th annual state report that analyzes racial trends in traffic stops found that blacks are 70 percent more likely to be pulled over by police than whites - and that the likelihood has consistently grown since the study's inception.

Click here and here to watch video from Koster's press conference.

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