Graph showing that although searches during traffic stops have declined among men since 1999, they haven't declined for women.

Data Source: 1999 estimates calculated from Tables 9 & 12 in Contact Between Police and the Public 1999; 2015 estimates calculated from Tables 3 & 13 in Contact Between Police and the Public 2015. (Graph: Wendy Sawyer, 2019)

This graph originally appeared in Policing Women: Race and gender disparities in police stops, searches, and use of force.



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