Racial Profiling

Police

Chicago Police Stop Seven Times as Many Black Drivers as White Motorists

A state-produced study of traffic stops in the city reveals that traffic stops in the city have risen sharply, with Black motorists pulled over at much higher rates than their white counterparts.

September 15, 2021 - Streetsblog Chicago

Police Enfocement

Berkeley City Council Considers Relieving Police From Traffic Stop Duties

Unarmed public works officials could replace Berkeley Police officers in monitoring minor traffic violations pending approval of a proposal to be considered by the Berkeley City Council.

July 14, 2020 - The New York Times

Police

The Car-Centric World and the Ongoing Expansion of Police Powers

While cars are still equated with freedom of mobility and personal liberty, they've also offered courts the chance to expand police powers in the public realm, time and time again.

July 23, 2019 - The Atlantic

LAPD

More Than Infrastructure Needed for Minority Bike Adoption

Latino and black communities are more likely to cite racial profiling or crime as a deterrent to cycling, according to a recent study.

August 17, 2017 - Streetsblog USA

Nextdoor, the Social Media Platform for Neighbors, Makes Changes to Reduce Racial Profiling

How Nextdoor responded to racial profiling on its platform should serve as an example to other forms of social media.

August 29, 2016 - Fusion

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