Burlington police say there has been a decrease in traffic stops

Published: Jul. 23, 2019 at 12:32 AM EDT
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Burlington police say they have seen a decrease in traffic stops in the last decade.

Police say officers made 56% fewer stops last year compared to 2015.

They've seen the pattern across all races.

They say they stopped 57% fewer black drivers during that same time period.

The full report will be released next Monday and will be discussed at the police commission meeting next Tuesday night at 6 p.m.