WV Traffic Stop Study

WV Traffic Stop Study: 2009 Final Report

Overview of Statewide Findings

    • Data Collection
            o Total Number of Traffic Stops and Rejection Rates
            o Vehicle Registration by Agency
            o Out-of-State Traffic Stops by Agency and Race
            o Traffic Stops of WV Registered Vehicles by Agency
            o Traffic Stops of WV Registered Vehicles by County of Stop
            o Agencies Reporting Fewer than 50 Stops of WV Registered Vehicles by Race

    • County Level Traffic Stop Results
            o Key Disparity Indicators by County of Stop

`    • Traffic Stop Results by Agency
            o Stop Frequency Information for State Police Detachments
            o Stop Frequency Information for City/County Agencies
            o Search Frequency Information for State Police Detachments
            o Search Frequency Information for City/County Agencies
            o Key Disparity Indicators for State Police Detachments
            o Key Disparity Indicators for City/County Agencies
            o Sub-area Analysis of Selected Principal City and County Law Enforcement Agencies

    • Appendices
            o Stop Disparity Indices and Ratios for State Police Detachments
            o Stop Disparity Indices and Ratios for City/County Agencies
            o Search Disparity Indices and Ratios for State Police Detachments
            o Search Disparity Indices and Ratios for City/County Agencies


Additional Resources:
    • Motor Vehicle Stop Form (MSVF)
    • WV Department of Transportation Website
                      o Form Completion Instructions

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