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How many persons had contact with police in 2015?
In 2015, about 53.5 million U.S. residents age 16 or older had one or more contacts with police duri...  Read More

What types of police contact were included?
The types of contact in the PPCS include those initiated by residents, initiated by police, and resu...  Read More

What are the characteristics of persons who come into contact with the police for different reasons?
An estimated 31.4 million persons age 16 or older, or 13% of the population, requested assistance fr...  Read More

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