Daily Archives: July 1, 2020

New Law Requires Virginia Police Officers to Record Driver’s Race During Traffic Stops

Police officers in Virginia must now record a driver’s race during traffic stops so the commonwealth can track whether groups are disproportionately stopped by different departments. The Community Policing Act introduced by Del. Luke Torian, D-Prince William County, a year ago became a law Wednesday.  “It’s rather ironic that the legislation was signed into law and became effective today with…