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Resource ID: #28923
Subject: Unjust Traffic Stops
Source: Jason Buch, Joy Borkholder
Affiliation: InvestigateWest, Crosscut.com, Indian Country Today, the Spokane Spokesman-Review, Tribal Tribune
Date: December 19, 2019; December 20, 2019

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InvestigateWest plumbed millions of traffic stops to reveal the phenomenon of "driving while Indian": Native American motorists appear targeted for searches -- they're searched five times more often than white motorists by Washington State Patrol, often near reservations, even though searches find white drivers with drugs and contraband at a higher rate.
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