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Resource ID: #25772
Subject: Law Enforcement
Source: The Hartford Courant
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Date: February 26, 27, 28, 29 March 5, 12, 22 May 7

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After racial-profiling allegations in one town led to state and federal investigations of the local police department, we set out to investigate whether minority motorists faced similar discrimination elsewhere in the state. In a first-ever analysis of traffic-stop data recorded by local police departments, we found that black and Hispanic motorists pulled over by police were significantly more likely to be ticketed than white motorists pulled over the same offense.

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