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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.