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NCJ Number: NCJ 191158     Find in a Library
Title: Traffic Stop Data Collection Policies for State Police, 2001
Author(s): Kevin Strom ; Peter Brien ; Steven Smith ; Matthew Hickman
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Editor(s): Tina Dorsey
Date Published: 12/2001
Page Count: 3
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Document: Text PDF 
Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents findings from the 2001 State Police Traffic Stop Data Collection Procedures.
Abstract: State Police agencies were asked to report on their polices and procedures for collecting race and ethnicity data regarding motorists involved in traffic stops. Discussed are the circumstances under which demographic data are collected for traffic-–related contacts and violations. The survey questions included if the data collected were stored in an electronically accessible format. Findings are compared to those found during the 1999 survey. 3 tables
Main Term(s): Traffic law enforcement ; Data collection
Index Term(s): Traffic monitoring ; Research methods ; Statistics ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; State highway patrol agencies
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