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.

New Haven officers pulled over minorities at a higher rate compared to officers statewide: 65 percent of drivers stopped by New Haven officers were minorities, compared with 31 percent statewide.

After dark, things change

Minorities made up 73 percent of daylight-hour stops and 60 percent of stops when it was dark out.

Men pulled over more than women

New Haven
66 percent of stopped drivers were men;
34 percent were women.
Statewide
63 percent of stopped drivers were men;
37 percent were women.

40% 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: 34 years old

The median age of drivers stopped by New Haven officers was 34 years old. Statewide it was 36 years old.

Stopped at home?

New Haven
  • 55 percent were residents of the town where they were pulled over;
  • 45 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

New Haven 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
462
55% 622
105
50% 549
133
51% 498
57
44% 421
190
48% 421
55
56% 416
112
54% 389
295
53% 360
376
51% 308
289
57% 268
443
47% 225
147
89% 214
179
84% 172
75
75% 156
374
82% 152
457
65% 151
172
42% 151
265
52% 117
202
80% 108
6492
70% 102
354
82% 94
455
83% 92
70
78% 91
46
82% 90
78
52% 86
61
69% 84
481
71% 82
6508
70% 82
477
86% 81
156
79% 81
170
76% 79
111
74% 77
65
49% 75
607
76% 72
629
71% 70
619
66% 70
453
62% 68
10
63% 68
155
97% 66
93
73% 63
6506
75% 63
610
76% 62
13
80% 59
618
71% 56
52
82% 55
6511
60% 55
241
49% 53
41
87% 52
6534
73% 52
622
63% 51
6531
73% 51
6507
75% 51
615
72% 50
302
76% 50
609
73% 49
271
82% 49
6535
71% 49
239
81% 48
451
83% 48
6516
73% 48
415
51% 47
137
70% 47
6505
77% 47
203
87% 45
616
84% 45
608
61% 44
6524
80% 44
461
86% 43
627
67% 43
6510
72% 43
621
76% 42
101
46% 41
623
71% 41
620
61% 41
107
68% 41
6509
51% 41
6523
71% 41
141
88% 40
6514
93% 40
85
72% 39
611
54% 39
64
84% 38
313
63% 38
315
92% 38
6522
71% 38
267
41% 37
606
68% 37
6572
57% 37
189
86% 36
6530
56% 36
6536
64% 36
395
51% 35
625
86% 35
6533
80% 35
628
76% 34
626
79% 34
218
71% 34
6573
68% 34
6546
47% 34
181
79% 33
442
67% 33
297
64% 33
6519
82% 33
6527
73% 33
6566
76% 33
6526
78% 32
351
81% 31
6578
81% 31
6559
55% 31
624
87% 30
6528
80% 30
32
72% 29
613
76% 29
104
90% 29
6517
72% 29
6504
76% 29
6568
76% 29
90
86% 28
42
75% 28
131
29% 28
94
67% 27
15
59% 27
6521
70% 27
6569
85% 27
6551
78% 27
466
77% 26
258
88% 26
446
81% 26
6529
62% 26
6542
77% 26
336
88% 25
263
72% 25
614
76% 25
30
60% 25
151
40% 25
163
56% 25
6557
80% 25
74
88% 24
174
79% 24
22
75% 24
630
71% 24
617
83% 24
6532
67% 24
6571
63% 24
6579
67% 24
238
83% 23
294
83% 23
274
48% 23
81
73% 22
6515
64% 22
6564
68% 22
17
90% 21
350
81% 21
6537
76% 21
6580
76% 21
6563
71% 21
139
95% 20
317
80% 20
320
75% 20
285
65% 20
6512
70% 20
6520
85% 20
6560
80% 20
6556
65% 20
364
74% 19
98
84% 19
224
79% 19
6513
68% 19
6582
74% 19
6577
53% 19
6567
53% 19
328
67% 18
26
56% 18
71
50% 18
6583
83% 18
232
76% 17
287
94% 17
312
82% 17
370
82% 17
158
76% 17
89
88% 17
329
82% 17
6518
65% 17
6553
82% 17
393
63% 16
373
81% 16
299
75% 16
377
31% 16
6561
63% 16
6575
63% 16
23
87% 15
298
67% 15
305
80% 15
348
87% 15
273
79% 14
45
93% 14
319
86% 14
332
29% 14
6525
71% 14
334
38% 13
6570
85% 13
6554
62% 13
79
75% 12
205
50% 12
33
83% 12
6558
75% 12
83
64% 11
612
36% 11
316
82% 11
6555
64% 11
6576
91% 11
327
50% 10
259
60% 10
371
70% 10
276
60% 10
339
90% 10
6574
90% 10
35
78% 9
365
78% 9
6565
56% 9
6581
89% 9
330
22% 9
138
56% 9
318
50% 8
28
75% 8
31
75% 8
86
38% 8
123
38% 8
66
88% 8
173
88% 8
6562
75% 8
470
71% 7
122
43% 7
387
86% 7
341
71% 7
193
71% 7
43
86% 7
275
29% 7
272
29% 7
184
71% 7
251
57% 7
331
50% 6
130
50% 6
234
% 6
27
83% 6
37
33% 6
237
67% 6
119
83% 6
233
% 5
245
80% 5
231
60% 5
182
% 5
36
60% 5
167
60% 5
301
80% 5
255
40% 5
21
40% 5
333
60% 5
270
60% 5
60
% 5
208
75% 4
342
25% 4
34
50% 4
124
% 4
448
75% 4
199
75% 4
392
75% 4
217
50% 4
207
50% 4
363
33% 3
128
% 3
445
% 3
340
33% 3
109
% 3
464
67% 3
6481
67% 3
290
33% 3
113
67% 3
367
% 3
222
% 3
82
67% 3
360
33% 3
212
50% 2
8
0% 2
213
% 2
325
% 2
383
0% 2
72
50% 2
100
50% 2
378
0% 2
95
% 2
9
% 2
347
% 2
260
0% 1
247
% 1
293
% 1
161
% 1
211
0% 1
454
% 1
300
% 1
198
% 1
399
0% 1
120
0% 1
6
0% 1
84
% 1
343
% 1
269
% 1
358
% 1
144
% 1
292
% 1
366
0% 1
91
% 1
68
% 1