National Police Misconduct Reporting Project

Statistics

The following links lead to our National Police Misconduct Statistics and Reporting Project (NPMSRP) quarterly and annual police misconduct statistical reports which are based on reports of police misconduct discovered in the news as aggregated in our National Police Misconduct News Feed on Twitter.

Quarterly and Yearly Statistical Reports

*ANNUAL 2010 Police Misconduct Statistics (January 2010 – December 2010)

QUARTERLY Q3 2010 Police Misconduct Statistics (January 2010 – September 2010)

SEMI-ANNUAL 2010 Police Misconduct Statistics (January 2010 – June 2010)

QUARTERLY Q1-2010 Police Misconduct Statistics (January 2010 – March 2010)

ANNUAL 2009 Police Misconduct Statistical Report (April 2009 – December 2009)

QUARTERLY Q3-2009 Police Misconduct Statistics (April 2009 – September 2009)

QUARTERLY Q2-2009 Police Misconduct Statistics (April 2009 – June 2009)

*Most Recent

Ancillary Reports

The Problems with Prosecuting the Police – An analysis of national prosecution rates for criminally charged law enforcement officers applied to identify how Washington State has a systemic bias against prosecuting and convicting law enforcement officers that goes beyond state laws unfavorable towards the successful prosecution of a charged law enforcement officer.

Police Misconduct Infographic – An interesting infographic created based on our NPMSRP statistical reports.

Is There a Police Brutality Problem in Denver? – An analysis of excessive force reports to determine how a recent surge in police brutality reports out of Denver Colorado affects that city’s Excessive Force Rate and how that corresponds to their overall Police Misconduct Rate along with comparisons between other cities and states for excessive force.

Does Transparency Kill? – An examination of whether transparency about police misconduct has any correlation with officer safety and the rate of law enforcement fatalities by homicidal violence.

Making the Argument for Police Accountability Part 1 – Using statistical comparisons between crime rates and police misconduct rates to argue for improved police accountability and transparency.

Transparency vs Officer Safety Part 2 – Improved comparisons between officer safety and laws that govern transparency of police misconduct records.

Secrecy in the Name of Officer Safety – Comparison of police fatality rates and police transparency laws, does secrecy really make police officers safer?

The Police Misconduct Index – An experimental method to determine future trends in misconduct rates by examining current responses to misconduct reports.

What Can We Learn From Criminal Complaints Against Police – An examination on what happens to police officers charged with criminal acts in comparison with the general public.

Can Accreditation Affect Police Misconduct Rates – Examining whether police accreditation programs reduce police misconduct rates

Putting Police Misconduct Statistics Into Perspective – Examining what police misconduct rates look like when we project them over the average lifetime employment of police officers.

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