police | Department profile

This department isn't a town department, so some information, such as population by race, doesn't apply, and doesn't allow for scoring this department on the same zero-to-seven scale that town police departments are scored on.

Groton Town officers pulled over minorities at a lower rate compared to officers statewide: 23 percent of drivers stopped by Groton Town officers were minorities, compared with 31 percent statewide.

After dark, things change

Minorities made up 23 percent of daylight-hour stops and percent of stops when it was dark out.

Men pulled over more than women

Groton Town
58 percent of stopped drivers were men;
42 percent were women.
Statewide
63 percent of stopped drivers were men;
37 percent were women.

60% let off with a warning

On a 100% scale, this chart shows how many drivers were let go with written or verbal warnings or received an infraction, a misdemeanor summons or were arrested.

Median driver's age: 35 years old

The median age of drivers stopped by Groton Town officers was 35 years old. Statewide it was 36 years old.

Most drivers stopped were not local

Groton Town
  • 35 percent were residents of the town where they were pulled over;
  • 65 percent were non-residents.
Statewide
  • 28 percent were residents;
  • 72 percent were non-residents.

Speed is often a factor

Across the state, speeding was the most common reason for pulling drivers over. Cell phone violations, defective lights and tinted windows were other reasons listed in the data.

Searches are rare

This chart shows the percentage of all stops that involved officers searching vehicles driven by white and minority drivers.

When stops occurred, by hour, weekday and month

Groton Town officer profiles

Select an officer from the table below to see how their stop patterns compare with the department and the state. Officer data is anonymized, with a department-provided ID instead of a name. The bars indicate the percentage the officer's total stops that involved minority drivers. Note that some officers reported very few stops, so this list is sorted by the total number of stops each officer reported.

OfficerMinority stops%Stops
KENDA
23% 699
BENNM
22% 626
HOFFC
12% 475
ASHBK
24% 433
TEFFJ
15% 425
KORTE
25% 353
DELAN
27% 338
DOUCJ
16% 255
MCCAG
28% 224
OCONJ
21% 189
MCANS
26% 121
LAFLA
25% 117
URIAJ
28% 113
CARLR
21% 107
MARTA
35% 105
SNYDK
17% 105
MCCAM
26% 103
LISES
33% 103
BOLDB
37% 98
LOPRK
44% 91
LENDJ
25% 77
SARAR
35% 75
MCCLH
30% 73
SAVIR
26% 68
COMEJ
37% 67
BACKE
27% 52
BONAJ
38% 50
VAROJ
21% 38
SAWYR
31% 35
HOLTC
17% 35
DAWSB
27% 30
VISLJ
38% 24
BAUDM
17% 23
MINED
17% 23
WOLFW
32% 22
REAMP
30% 20
BANKC
12% 17
ROUSM
41% 17
VANVE
13% 15
WILCD
31% 13
KENYD
0% 12
ZIELE
40% 10
SOCHN
10% 10
FIPPL
0% 7
TAYLT
17% 6
OBRIS
40% 5
BEEJA
0% 5
CRANL
50% 4
SOCHL
0% 3
HOFFD
0% 2
HAMMM
0% 2
PARHN
% 2
KUNZE
0% 2
HERRD
% 1
NORDB
0% 1