Vermont’s BIPOC drivers are most likely to have a run-in with police, study shows

University of Vermont Economics professor Stephanie Seguino is co-author of the new study that shows widespread racial bias persists among Vermont police departments after examining more than 800,000 vehicular stops over five years. Credit: Ian Thomas Jansen-Lonnquist New research examining more than 800,000 traffic stops in Vermont over the course of five years substantiates the […]

Vermont’s BIPOC drivers are most likely to have a run-in with police, study shows

New research examining more than 800,000 traffic stops in Vermont over the course of five years substantiates the term “driving while Black and Brown.” Compared to white drivers, Black and Latinx drivers in Vermont are more likely to be stopped, ticketed, arrested, and searched. But they are less likely to be found with contraband than […]