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WSU's Study on Traffic Stop and Enforcement Data Shows No Evidence of Systemic Bias at State Patrol

OLYMPIA–Washington State University’s Division of Governmental Studies and Services (DGSS) has recently concluded an exhaustive study of Washington State Patrol (WSP) traffic contacts from January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2019. The complete study will be released to the public later this month, once internal distribution is complete.

DGSS examined enforcement decisions, searches, and citation...