ACS Census Data (2012 - 2016)

Local Population (percentage by race)

This graph reflects the race/ethnic composition of the jurisdiction at the time of the most recent survey by the Census Bureau. It is included for comparative purposes. The actual local driving population within a given jurisdiction may vary significantly from census figures.

Tabular view of census data



Traffic Stops

Traffic Stops (percentage by race)

These graphs reflect the racial and ethnic composition of drivers stopped by law enforcement officers in the jurisdiction since the department began reporting its data to the state.

Adjusting the drop down menu will display the racial breakdown of stops on a year-by-year basis. Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation. Click on the “Data” tab to review the raw stop data.

Longitudinal view of annual traffic stops

Drag the cursor over the graph to see the racial breakdown for any given year. Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation. Click the “Data” tab to review the raw stop data.

Departmental Stop Count

This graph displays the number of traffic stops broken down by stop purpose and ethnicity. Adjusting the drop down menu will display the individual stop counts relative to ethnic groups on a year-by-year basis.

Drag the cursor over the graph to see the racial breakdown for any given year. Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation. Click the “Data” tab to review the raw stop data.

Departmental Search Rate

Average Departmental Search Rate For Vehicle Stops

This graph is a longitudinal representation of the average departmental search rate for vehicle stops since the department began reporting its data to the state. The black line represents the overall search rate for all motorists.

Drag the cursor over the graph to see the racial breakdown for any given year. Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation. Click the “Data” tab to review the raw stop data.

Search Data by Ethnicity

These graphs reflect the ethnic composition of drivers searched by law enforcement officers in the jurisdiction since the department began reporting its data to the state.

Adjusting the drop down menu will display the racial breakdown of searches on a year-by-year basis. Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation. Click on the “Data” tab to review the raw search data.

Longitudinal view of annual percent of search by race

Drag the cursor over the graph to see the racial breakdown for any given year. Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation. Click the “Data” tab to review the raw search data.

Likelihood of Search by "Stop Cause"

This graph displays the likelihood of one ethnic group being searched as compared to another group for a given stop cause. Adjusting the drop down menu will display the likelihood of search relative to another racial or ethnic group on a year-by-year basis.

Click the colored circles above the graph to display the comparisons between various ethnic groups. Some ratios may be based on low levels of observation. Click the “Data” tab to review the actual stop and search numbers.

Contraband "Hit-Rate"

This graph displays the percentage of searches that uncovered contraband for a given racial or ethnic group. Adjusting the drop down menu will display the hit rate on a year-by-year basis.

Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation. Click the “Data” tab to review the actual contraband seizure and search numbers.