Ladue police department accused of racial profiling - KMOV.com

Ladue police department accused of racial profiling

(KMOV) -- A St. Louis County police department has been accused of racial profiling during traffic stops.

On Tuesday, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster revealed that a black driver in 17-hundred times more likely to be pulled over in the City of Ladue than a white driver.
 
Ladue Chief of Police Rich Wooten says those numbers are only high because most citations are given on Interstate 64/40 where people from across the county drive, not just residents of Ladue. 
 
Statewide, black drivers are 70 percent more likely to be pulled over than white drivers, according to the report. 

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