ACS Census Data (2012 - 2016)

Local Population (percentage by race/ethnic composition)

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.

* Non-hispanic

Tabular view of census data



* Non-hispanic

Traffic Stops

Traffic Stops (percentage by race/ethnic composition)

These graphs reflect the race/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 race/ethnic composition breakdown of stops on a year-by-year basis. Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation.

* Non-hispanic

Longitudinal view of annual traffic stops

Drag the cursor over the graph to see the race/ethnic composition breakdown for any given year. Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation. Click the "Data" tab to review the actual raw counts from the NC Department of Justice.

* Non-hispanic

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 Count

This graph displays the number of searches broken down by search type and ethnicity. Adjusting the drop down menu will display the individual search 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 race/ethnic composition breakdown for any given year. Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation. Click the "Data" tab to review the actual stop/search counts from the NC Department of Justice.

* Non-hispanic

Search Data by Race/Ethnic Composition

These graphs reflect the race/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 race/ethnic composition breakdown of stops on a year-by-year basis. Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation.

* Non-hispanic

Longitudinal view of annual percent of search by race/ethnic composition

Drag the cursor over the graph to see the race/ethnic composition breakdown for any given year. Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation. Click the "Data" tab to review the actual raw counts from the NC Department of Justice.

* Non-hispanic

Likelihood of Search by "Stop Cause"

This graph displays the likelihood of one race/ethnic composition 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 race/ethnic composition group on a year-by-year basis.

Click the colored circles above the graph to display the comparisons between various race/ethnic composition groups. Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation. Click the "Data" tab to review the actual raw counts from the NC Department of Justice.

* Non-hispanic

Contraband "Hit-Rate"

This graph displays the percentage of searches that uncovered contraband for a given race/ethnic composition 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 raw counts from the NC Department of Justice.

* Non-hispanic

"Use-of-force" Data by Race/Ethnic Composition

These graphs reflect the race/ethnic composition of drivers against whom law enforcement officers in the jurisdiction reported using force since the department began reporting its data to the NC Department of Justice.

Adjusting the drop down menu will display the race/ethnic composition breakdown of use-of-force incidents on a year-by-year basis.

* Non-hispanic

Longitudinal view of annual use-of-force by race/ethnic composition

Some percentages may be based on low levels of observation. Click the "Data" tab to review the actual raw counts from the NC Department of Justice.

* Non-hispanic