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Study: Racial disparities in Vermont police traffic stops

Mon Jan 09 13:55:29 EST 2017 | Times Union
University of Vermont professor Stephanie Seguino addresses an audience Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, in Burlington, Vt., while discussing the findings of a study that has found racial disparities in how police treat drivers in the state. The study looked at 2015 traffic stop data from 29 police departments around Vermont. Among the findings, black drivers were four times more likely than whites to be searched after traffic stops, and Hispanic drivers were nearly three times more likely. less University..

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A study of statewide police traffic stops in Vermont, the second-whitest state in the country, has found racial disparities in how police treat drivers. Blac..
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A study of statewide police traffic stops in Vermont, the second-whitest state in the country, has found racial disparities in how police treat drivers. Blac..
University of Vermont professor Stephanie Seguino addresses an audience Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, in Burlington, Vt., while discussing the findings of a study that has found racial dis..
University of Vermont professor Stephanie Seguino addresses an audience Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, in Burlington, Vt., while discussing the findings of a study that has found racial dis..
BURLINGTON, Vt. –  A study of statewide police traffic stops in Vermont, the second-whitest state in the country, has found racial disparities in how police treat drivers. Bla..
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