What did racial and identity profiling look like in California during its last study?
The California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board's report analyzes all of the pedestrian and vehicle stops conducted by 18 law enforcement agencies in the state, including its biggest 15.. - Viorel Margineanu/Dreamstime/TNS

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Pedestrian and and vehicle stops were down in 2020, but people who were Black or perceived to be Black were stopped by police nearly 2 1/2 times more than those who were white and had force used on them at more than 2 1/2 times the rate of their white counterparts, according to a report the California Department of Justice released on Friday. Those perceived to have mental health disability didn’t fare much better; officers used force against them at more than five times the rate of those perceived not to have one. Those findings were two of many released by the California R...