Racial Disparities In Traffic Stops

A new report released today by Attorney General Chris Koster shows that "black motorists were 70 percent more likely than white drivers to be stopped by police last year -- and twice as likely as Hispanic drivers."

"These findings continue a disturbing trend for African-American drivers in Missouri," reads the report's executive summary.

Read the full report here.

UPDATE: Jason Rosenbaum of Missouri Lawyers Weekly has posted an excerpt from Koster's press conference.

 

 

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