What types of police contact were included in the Police-Public Contact Survey (PPCS)?
The types of contact in the PPCS include those initiated by residents, those initiated by police, an... Read More
How many persons had contact with police in 2018?
In 2018, about 61.5 million U.S. residents age 16 or older had one or more contacts with police duri... Read More
How many persons have contact with the police in a given year?
During 2018, an estimated 61.5 million U.S. residents age 16 or older, or 24% of the population, had... Read More
Who is more likely to come into contact with the police?
The percentage of males (24%) experiencing contact with police was higher than the percentage of fem... Read More
How many complaints are there about police use of force every year? What are the outcomes of these complaints?
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics' (BJS) Law Enforcement Management and Administrative S... Read More
What are the characteristics of persons who come into contact with the police for different reasons?
A higher percentage of males (13%) than females (10%) experienced police-initiated contacts in 2018.... Read More
Bureau of Justice Statistics