The stop rate of Black drivers was twice as high as for white drivers, and advocates are asking: Are agencies even looking at their own data?
A coming report will note that, while local traffic stops have fallen in the past five years by almost 9%, those involving Black people were up 129% — even though contraband was less likely to be found.
A new report lays out recommendations to break down structural racism and racial profiling in Vermont.
Trends in police stop data are going in the ‘right direction,’ but work remains to be done, officials said at a police commission meeting.
Black and Hispanic drivers in Vermont were also more likely to be arrested for a motor vehicle violation than white and Asian drivers.