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Traffic Stop

Authorities in Palo Alto search for a suspect who evaded police following a traffic stop on August 30, 2012. The suspect was later arrested. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Racial Profiling Or High Crime Area? What Police Do With Traffic-Stop Data

Bay Area police departments collect information on the race of drivers pulled over in traffic stops, but most of the agencies report they don’t have the time, staff or budget to do anything with that information.

08/19/2014

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Fleeing Suspect Shoots At CHP After Vallejo Traffic Stop

Police are investigating a shooting at two California Highway Patrol officers stemming from a traffic stop in Vallejo early Sunday morning, a police lieutenant said.

04/28/2014

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2 Men Arrested For Gang-Related Assault In Santa Rosa

Two suspects in a gang-related assault were arrested during a traffic stop Wednesday.

04/18/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFPD Officer Sues City, Accuses Colleagues Of Racial Profiling

A San Francisco police officer has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, saying he was racially profiled and wrongly arrested by several colleagues who didn’t recognize him.

11/13/2013

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Santa Rosa Traffic Stop For Tinted Windows Leads To 100+ Pounds Of Marijuana

An unlicensed driver was pulled over because he had tinted windows on his car in Santa Rosa Sunday morning, leading a California Highway Patrol officer to discover there was over 100 pounds of marijuana in the car, according to the CHP.

10/29/2013

Marion 'Suge' Knight (credit: J. Emilio Flores/Getty Images)

Marion ‘Suge’ Knight Arrested After Traffic Stop

Hip Hop Mogul “Suge” Knight has been arrested on an outstanding warrant after being pulled over for a traffic violation…

09/11/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Officer Fires At Shooting Suspect During Traffic Stop In Oakland

A suspect in a shooting at a San Leandro apartment complex on Saturday afternoon was arrested in Oakland on Monday.

08/27/2013

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Lawyer Says Off-Duty SFPD Officer Was Target Of Racial Profiling

An attorney for an off-duty San Francisco police officer who was pulled over and allegedly harassed by other officers in the city’s Bayview District last week said that the incident is “quite disturbing” and an example of racial profiling.

06/04/2013

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San Francisco Police Officer Accuses Colleagues Of Racial Profiling

A veteran officer of the San Francisco Police Department has accused three other officers of racial profiling, following a traffic stop in the Bayview neighborhood Thursday night.

05/31/2013

Carey Stynes, and Rebecca Flores of San Bruno were arrested on weapons and drug charges.  (San Mateo County Sheriff)

San Bruno Traffic Stop Leads To Drug, Weapons Arrests

San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies arrested two people this week who possessed several weapons and roughly $13,650 worth of drugs, a sheriff’s commander said.

04/26/2013

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