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After a stop, police are more likely to search minority motorists. However, the \"hit rate\" – that is, the percentage of searches that result in seizures – is substantially higher for whites. Meaning that police search minority drivers more frequently, despite the fact the searches conducted on white drivers are more effective. Latino drivers are twice as likely to be searched as white drivers. Black drivers are 2.5 times more likely to be searched, and Native American drivers are five times more likely to be searched.
Source: “Preliminary Report on Race and Washington‘s Criminal Justice System,” The Task Force on Race and the Criminal Justice System, 2011.