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CHART: Racial disparity at traffic stops in Missouri

May 31, 2014 | 6:54 p.m. CDT
The "disparity index" measures the likelihood drivers of a given race or ethnic group are stopped relative to their proportion of the residential population. Values greater than 1 indicate over representation in traffic stops. The values in the graph below show the disparity index of blacks in Missouri.

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