Racial Profiling and the Collection of Traffic Stop Data

Alexander Weiss, Northwestern University

ABSTRACT
One of the key issues in the current debate about racial profilng is the collection of traffic stop race data. While many organizations support such collection, there is still fairly widespread resistance among law enforcement leaders. This paper examines this issue, focusing on the role of data collection in efforts to ameliorate racial profiling.

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