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Brazos County Sheriff's Office releases 2019 Racial Profiling Report

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Posted at 7:15 AM, Mar 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-03 08:15:27-05

BRAZOS COUNTY, TX — The Brazos County Sheriff's Office has released its 2019 Racial Profiling Report.

In 2002, the State of Texas mandated that law enforcement agencies adopt a detailed written policy on racial profiling, and collect certain data on citations, searches and arrests resulting from traffic stops by Texas Racial Profiling Law.

The report is due on March 1st of every year.

According to the report, officers made a total of 7,110 stops. Of those stops, 4,447 were White, 1,582 were Hispanic/Latino, 978 were Black, and 103 were Asian/Pacific Islander.

Deputies said 95% of the time, officers did not know the person's race prior to the stop.

Females accounted for 2,532 stops, while men accounted for 4,578.

Contraband was discovered in 131 stops.

When asked how many times physical force resulted in bodily injury during a stop, Brazos County reported 1.

To view the full report, click here.