New data shows increase in traffic stops throughout Connecticut

In 2023, there was an overall 15% increase in stops, according to the state Racial Profiling Prohibition Project.

John Craven and Rose Shannon

Apr 13, 2024, 11:26 AM

Updated 34 days ago

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New traffic figures say police throughout Connecticut are conducting more traffic stops.
In 2023, there was an overall 15% increase in stops, according to the state Racial Profiling Prohibition Project.
However, there was a 7% drop in stops made by state police.
Traffic stops are still 30% lower than before the pandemic.
There is no publicly released data breakdown on race or ethnicity.


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