Graph showing that women make up 27% of arrests, 44% of all police-initiated contacts, 37% of street stops, 41% of traffic stops, and 45% of other police-initiated contacts.

Data Source: FBI, Crime in the United States 2015 & Bureau of Justice Statistics Contacts 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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