Elizabeth Jones http://wfpl.org en Metro Police to Conduct Racial Profiling Study http://wfpl.org/post/metro-police-conduct-racial-profiling-study <p>The Louisville Metro Police Department will conduct a study to determine if officers are racially profiling residents when making traffic stops.</p><p>During the Metro Council budget hearings, Police Chief Steve Conrad testified that since being sworn-in he has been asked at several community meetings if officers pull over African-Americans more than whites.</p><p>Before city and county governments merged, the old city collected data on the race of individuals who were pulled over or detained, but quit analyzing the data after a few years.</p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 23:48:28 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 646 at http://wfpl.org Metro Police to Conduct Racial Profiling Study