Reasons for street stops in the United States 2011

Reasons for street stops in the United States in 2011

by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 24, 2013
Reasons for street stops in the United States 2011 This statistic shows various reasons given by police to people, aged 16 or older, for street stops in the United States in 2011. At least 41 percent were stopped because the police suspected them of something or they matched the description of someone for whom the police were looking for.
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Reasons for street stops in the United States in 2011

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Reason for street stopPercentage of stopped persons
Suspected of something/ matched desciption of someone police were looking for40.7%
Police seeking information about another person or investigating a crime15.5%
Police were providing a service6.9%
No reason given by police16.5%
Unknown, no reason reported20.4%
Reason for street stopPercentage of stopped persons
Suspected of something/ matched desciption of someone police were looking for40.7%
Police seeking information about another person or investigating a crime15.5%
Police were providing a service6.9%
No reason given by police16.5%
Unknown, no reason reported20.4%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 24, 2013
This statistic shows various reasons given by police to people, aged 16 or older, for street stops in the United States in 2011. At least 41 percent were stopped because the police suspected them of something or they matched the description of someone for whom the police were looking for.
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