Racial Profiling Tickets

The Lansing Police department says it has the proof officers are not using race as a reason to pull people over.

Analysts have been collecting data for the past year, tracking the ages, races, and genders of drivers pulled over for traffic stops.

Their report shows more than 60-percent of drivers stopped were white, 26-percent were black, and nearly seven-percent Hispanic.

The report notes whites make up 65.3-percent of the city's population, while blacks account for a little over 21-percent. Hispanics make up 10-percent of the city's population.


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