The Racial and Identity Profiling Act (RIPA) of 2015 (AB 953) requires state and local law enforcement agencies, as specified, to collect data regarding stops of individuals, including perceived demographic information on the person stopped, and to report this data to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) on an annual basis. You can view AP 953 – The Racial and Identity Act of 2014 here.
What data do we need to report per stop?
Article 3 of the 11 CCR 999.224 identifies the data elements to be reported, including:
- ORI number date, time, and duration of the stop
- Location of stop
- Perceived race or ethnicity of person stopped
- Perceived gender of person stopped
- Person stopped perceived to be LGBT
- Perceived age of person stopped
- Person stopped has limited or no English fluency
- Perceived or known disability or person stopped
- Reason for stop
- Stop made in response to a call for service
- Actions taken by officer during stop
- Results of stop
- Officer’s Identification (ID) Number
- Officer’s years of experience
- Type of assignment of officer
You can find more information on RIPA reportable data here.
Belvedere Police Department RIPA Data
You can find most recent RIPA for the Belvedere Police Department here.