Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics
This collection contains survey data collected at the end of October 2004 from the 49 state law enforcement agencies in the United States that had traffic patrol responsibility. Information was gathered about their policies for recording race and ethnicity data for persons in traffic stops, including the circumstances under which demographic data should be collected for traffic-related stops and whether such information should be stored in an electronically accessible format. The survey was not designed to obtain available agency databases containing traffic stop records.
These data are freely available.
United States Department of Justice. Bureau of Justice Statistics. Traffic Stop Data Collection Policies for State Police, 2004. ICPSR04288-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2005-09-02. doi:10.3886/ICPSR04288.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04288.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Scope of Study
Smallest Geographic Unit: state
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Unit of Observation: agency
Universe: State law enforcement agencies in the United States with traffic patrol responsibility.
Data Types: survey data
Mode of Data Collection: self-enumerated questionnaire
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 2005-09-02
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