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.

West Hartford officers pulled over minorities at a higher rate compared to officers statewide: 38 percent of drivers stopped by West Hartford officers were minorities, compared with 31 percent statewide.

After dark, things change

Minorities made up 40 percent of daylight-hour stops and 38 percent of stops when it was dark out.

Men pulled over more than women

West Hartford
60 percent of stopped drivers were men;
40 percent were women.
Statewide
63 percent of stopped drivers were men;
37 percent were women.

52% 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 West Hartford officers was 34 years old. Statewide it was 36 years old.

Most drivers stopped were not local

West Hartford
  • 18 percent were residents of the town where they were pulled over;
  • 82 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

West Hartford 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
1000002029
30% 1378
100301
31% 464
1000002108
43% 320
1000002028
24% 311
1000002165
63% 296
100321
38% 286
1000002072
53% 265
100320
43% 265
100287
38% 224
1000002101
40% 218
100280
41% 196
1000002052
20% 195
1000002154
40% 194
1000002168
37% 166
1000002164
48% 155
1000002183
46% 140
1000002175
46% 139
1000002128
32% 138
100292
28% 136
1000002145
48% 126
100267
25% 122
100289
18% 122
1000002167
62% 119
1000002184
41% 108
100264
23% 108
1000002185
44% 105
1000002153
62% 91
1000002159
33% 91
100300
20% 87
1000002139
40% 83
1000002189
62% 77
1000002170
46% 76
100318
33% 76
1000002147
51% 71
1000002160
40% 70
1000002106
33% 70
1000002172
42% 67
1000002155
68% 66
1000002135
26% 66
1000002132
62% 65
100308
51% 63
1000002171
31% 61
1000002032
31% 59
100310
22% 58
1000002040
52% 56
1000002166
46% 56
100312
43% 53
100251
46% 52
100262
33% 52
100311
54% 46
100316
33% 42
100286
44% 41
100249
32% 41
1000002023
36% 39
100274
28% 39
100268
35% 37
1000002136
54% 37
100265
31% 36
1000002042
36% 28
100203
26% 27
100258
35% 26
100256
24% 25
100309
38% 24
1000002180
39% 23
100314
39% 23
1000002116
32% 22
1000002109
38% 21
1000002026
47% 19
1000002053
32% 19
1000002121
58% 19
1000002141
25% 16
100283
64% 14
100279
33% 12
100297
45% 11
100244
10% 10
1000002196
75% 8
100240
71% 7
100288
86% 7
100275
29% 7
100257
67% 6
100563
17% 6
100254
50% 6
100205
0% 5
100236
40% 5
100255
20% 5
100319
0% 5
100232
50% 4
100272
33% 3
1000002036
67% 3
100246
33% 3
100259
% 2
100306
50% 2
100270
50% 2
100235
0% 1
100276
% 1
100248
0% 1
100250
% 1
100176
0% 1
100295
% 1
100277
0% 1
1000002198
0% 1
1000002197
% 1