Asian/White's Have Better Experience With Police Than Blacks

by Joseph Abay on Oct 15, 2014 | Views: 230 | Score: 2
African AmericansWhiteLatinoAmerican Indian/Alaska NativeAsian/Native Hawaiian/other Pacific IslanderTwo or More Races
Percentage Of Those Stopped By Police12.465.
Percentage Of Those Stopped Who Believed Police Behaved Properly37.777.662.91008576.6
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Joseph Abay
Joseph Abay on Oct 15, 2014 5:16 PM said:

Even though 65.2% of people stopped by police were White, 77.6% of them believed the police acted properly. On the other hand, 12.4% of people stopped were African Americans. Only 37.7% of African Americans stopped believed the police behaved properly. 100% of Native Americans and 85% of Asians believed police acted properly.

Kathleen Reynolds
Kathleen Reynolds on Oct 16, 2014 8:57 AM said:

Interestingly, the study referenced here notes that persons who were searched

during traffic stops were less likely than persons who were

not searched to believe the police behaved properly during

the stop. And whites were searched at lower rates than blacks and Hispanics. Searches may have bearing on each person's perception as to whether the police have acted properly.