Who, where and how often people are stunned by police in Connecticut

The bigger the suspects, the more often police were likely to have stunned them before taking them into custody. White suspects were more likely to be stunned in their home, while black and Hispanics suspects were more often stunned outdoors in a public area. A knife was the weapon suspects were most likely to wield before police deployed a stun gun to incapacitate them.

Explore: Traffic stops across Connecticut

Data on Connecticut traffic stops is among the most detailed traffic stop data in the country, collected in an ambitious effort to curb racial profiling. We’ve put together a visual walkthrough of this data at the statewide level, department level and individual officer level.