BROOKLINE POLICE DEPARTMENT

RACIAL/GENDER BREAKDOWN
OF POLICE/COMMUNITY INTERACTIONS

2010 MID-YEAR REPORT
DANIEL C. O’LEARY CHIEF OF POLICE

2010 MID-YEAR RACIAL/GENDER BREAKDOWN OF POLICE/COMMUNITY INTERACTIONS ARRESTS: During the first half of 2010, there were 351 arrests, up 7% from the 327 made during the same period in 2009. In 2010, 45% of the people arrested were white, 27% were black, 20% were Hispanic, 5% were Asian/Pacific Islander, 3% were Middle Eastern/East Indian and none were Native American/Alaskan Native. 78% of the arrestees were male and 22% were female. 21 of the arrestees were juveniles.
160 140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0
White 40 118 Black 20 75 Hispanic 12 58 Middle Asian/ Pacific Eastern/ East Islander Indian 2 16 3 7 Native American/ Alaskan 0 0

Arrestees by Race and Gender

Female Male

During the first six months of the year, the BPD also placed 29 people into protective custody (for being under the influence of alcohol). 83% of these PCs were white, none were black, 10% were Hispanic, none were Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% were Middle Eastern/East Indian and none were Native American/ Alaskan Native. Additionally, so far this year, there were 7 sex offenders registered/registered in our system. All seven were men and 100% were white.
Arrests By Gender
Female 22%

M ale 78%

The racial breakdown of arrests for the same period last year was 46% white, 29% black, 21% Hispanic, 2% Asian/Pacific Islander, 2% Middle Eastern/East Indian and none were Native American/ Alaskan Native. 78% of the arrestees were male and 22% were female.

Mid-Year 2010 Arrests: 351 Race Gender
White Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander Middle Eastern /East Indian Native American/ Alaskan Native Unclassified Total: 158 95 70 18 10 0 0 351 Male Female 274 77

Total:

351

Prepared by: Crime Analysis Unit Date Prepared: 7/26/2010 Data Source: Larimore RMS/Blaze Software

2010 MID-YEAR RACIAL/GENDER BREAKDOWN OF POLICE/COMMUNITY INTERACTIONS FIELD INTERVIEWS: During the first half of 2010, there were a total of 1,145 field interviews conducted, up 146% from the 465 field interviews during the same period in 2009. Of these people who were stopped and questioned for suspicious or nuisance activity, town-by law violations and/or interviewed as part of an investigation, 57% were white, 16% were black, 13% were Hispanic, 2% were Asian/Pacific Islander, 4% were Middle Eastern/East Indian and none were Native American/Alaskan Native. 7% were not identified by race. 74% of the people FId were male and 26% were female.
700 600 500 400 300 200 100 0 White 188 468 Black 40 147 Hispanic 19 132 Asian/ Pacific Islander 10 12 Middle Native Eastern/ American/ Unreported East Indian Alaskan 4 40 0 1 35 49

Field Interviews by Race/Gender

Female Male

Field Inte rviews by Gender
F e m a le 26%

In the first half of 2009, there were 465 field interviews conducted. Of these people, 53% were white, 23% were black, 13% were Hispanic, 3% were Asian/Pacific Islander, 5% were Middle Eastern/East Indian and none were Native American/Alaskan Native. 3% were not identified by race. 84% of the Mid-Year 2010 FIs: 1,145 people FId were Race Gender 656 Male 849 male and 16% White Black 187 Female 296 were female.
Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander Middle Eastern /East Indian Native American/ Alaskan Native Unreported Total: 151 22 44 1 84 1,145

M a le 74%

The map on the following page depicts field interview hot spots during the first half of 2010.

Total:

1,145

Prepared by: Crime Analysis Unit Date Prepared: 7/26/2010 Data Source: Larimore RMS/Blaze Software

2010 MID-YEAR RACIAL/GENDER BREAKDOWN OF POLICE/COMMUNITY INTERACTIONS

Prepared by: Crime Analysis Unit Date Prepared: 7/26/2010 Data Source: Larimore RMS/Blaze Software

2010 MID-YEAR RACIAL/GENDER BREAKDOWN OF POLICE/COMMUNITY INTERACTIONS MOVING VIOLATIONS: The following totals represent the number of persons stopped and issued a written moving citation during the first six months of 2010. There were 10,666 moving violations issued, up 46% from the 7,290 that were issued during the same period in 2009. Of the motorists issued citations, 72% were white, 12% were black, 7% were Asian/Pacific Islander, 6% were Hispanic, 3% were Middle Eastern/East Indian and none were Native American/Alaskan Native. Of these citations, 59% were issued to male motorists and 41% were issued to female motorists. During these six months, there were 0 non-inventory motor vehicle searches conducted.
9,000 8,000 7,000 6,000 5,000 4,000 3,000 2,000 1,000 White Black As ian/ Pacific Islander Hispanic Native Middle Unknown American/ Eastern/ Native East Indian Alaskan 1,253 77 7 610 286 20 7,720

Moving Violations Issued by Race

These figures nearly mirror the totals for last year with moving violations issued to motorist who were 71% white, 14% black, 7% Asian/Pacific Islander, 6% Hispanic, 2% Middle Eastern/East Indian and less than 1% Native American/Native Alaskan.
Mid-Year 2010 Moving Violations: 10,666 Race Sex
White Black Asian/Pacific Islander Hispanic Middle Eastern/ East Indian Native American/ Alaskan Native Unreported Totals: 7720 1253 777 610 286 0 20 10,666 Male Female Unreported 6122 4544 0

Moving Violations by Gender
Unknown 0%

Female 43% Male 57%

10,666

Prepared by: Crime Analysis Unit Date Prepared: 7/26/2010 Data Source: Larimore RMS/Blaze Software

2010 MID-YEAR RACIAL/GENDER BREAKDOWN OF POLICE/COMMUNITY INTERACTIONS CITIZEN COMPLAINTS: During the first six months of 2010, there were 13 citizen complaints filed with the BPD’s Office of Professional Responsibility, down 7% from the 14 filed during the same period last year. These 13 complaints were against 12 officers and four complaints were logged against the BPD. Of the complaints, 25% were against white male officers (4), 25% against the Brookline Police Department (4), 19% against black male officers (3), 13% against Asian male officers (2), 13% against Hispanic male officers (2), and 6% against a black female officer (1). Of the 13 complainants, 7 were white females, 4 were white males, 1 was a Hispanic female and 1 was a black male. Two of the 13 complaints were appealed to the Board of Selectmen who upheld the Department’s finding of the complaint being unfounded.
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1 0 .5 0 White M ale Officer BPD Black M ale Officer As ian M ale Officer His p anic M ale Officer Black Female Officer

The relationship between complainant/officer, nature of the complaint and the finding is below:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Complainant WF WF WM WM WF WF WM WM WF BM HF WF WF Officer WM HM BPD BPD BM BF BM HM, WM, AM, WM AM BM BPD BPD WM Complaint Rudeness Conduct Unbecoming Excessive Force Neglect of Duty Discourtesy Discourtesy Misconduct Conduct Unbecoming Conduct Unbecoming, Criminal Conduct Discourtesy, Procedure (MV Stop) & Use of Force General Class D Investigation Procedures Discourtesy Finding Not Sustained Sustained Unfounded Unfounded Unfounded Mediated Unfounded Sustained Pending Open Unfounded, Filed & Referred Unfounded, Filed & Referred Sustained

Prepared by: Crime Analysis Unit Date Prepared: 7/26/2010 Data Source: Larimore RMS/Blaze Software

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