vehicle stop report http://kbia.org en Mo. report finds racial disparity in traffic stops http://kbia.org/post/mo-report-finds-racial-disparity-traffic-stops <p>Black motorists were more likely to be pulled over by police in Missouri last year, according to an annual report released by Attorney General Chris Koster. Fri, 31 May 2013 22:26:10 +0000 Associated Press 34684 at http://kbia.org Mo. report finds racial disparity in traffic stops Newscast for June 01, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-june-01-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p><ul><li>MU Medical School Dean to retire amid billing fraud probe</li><li>Report finds racial disparity in Mo. vehicle stops</li><li>Stephens College to house displaced Brookside residents</li><li>Columbia School District to receive less funding</li></ul> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 23:23:23 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 15181 at http://kbia.org Report finds racial disparity in Mo. vehicle stops http://kbia.org/post/report-finds-racial-disparity-mo-vehicle-stops <p>An annual report released Friday by the attorney general found black drivers were 72 percent more likely than white motorists to be pulled over in 2011. Black drivers were stopped 2.5 times more often than Hispanic drivers.<br /><br />The report compares racial characteristics of Missouri&#39;s driving-age population to the racial composition of drivers in the roughly 1.7 million traffic stops, 129,000 searches and 81,000 arrests.<br /> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 22:30:40 +0000 Associated Press 15176 at http://kbia.org Report finds racial disparity in Mo. vehicle stops