Posts Tagged ‘Missouri’

#africanamerican drivers 70% more likely to be stopped in Missouri. #racialprofiling

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

(Fox4kc) African-American drivers are stopped more often by police in Missouri than any other race. That’s according to the latest Vehicle Stops Report. And it concerns Attorney General Chris Koster.

Since 2000, Missouri police officers are required to report specific information about the drivers they pull over. It’s meant to prevent racial profiling.

Koster discovered this year’s report shows black drivers were stopped at increasingly higher rates. And it should be a concern to Missourians.

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