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Racial Profiling: Limited Data Available on Motorist Stops

GGD-00-41 Published: Mar 13, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 2000.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the racial profiling of motorists, focusing on the: (1) findings and methodologies of analyses that have been conducted on racial profiling of motorists; and (2) federal, state, and local data available, or expected to be available, on motorist stops.

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