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.

Yale officers pulled over minorities at a higher rate compared to officers statewide: 56 percent of drivers stopped by Yale officers were minorities, compared with 31 percent statewide.

After dark, things change

Minorities made up 59 percent of daylight-hour stops and 52 percent of stops when it was dark out.

Men pulled over more than women

Yale
64 percent of stopped drivers were men;
36 percent were women.
Statewide
63 percent of stopped drivers were men;
37 percent were women.

65% 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: 33 years old

The median age of drivers stopped by Yale officers was 33 years old. Statewide it was 36 years old.

Most drivers stopped were not local

Yale
  • 25 percent were residents of the town where they were pulled over;
  • 75 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

Yale 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
1772
47% 59
3123
66% 50
6541
57% 47
6539
77% 43
6540
56% 43
3124
40% 40
1799
47% 38
1729
55% 38
3122
53% 38
1763
74% 34
563
45% 33
568
52% 33
1767
66% 32
561
54% 28
1771
52% 27
565
59% 27
593
35% 26
1774
57% 23
1741
48% 21
518
71% 21
523
67% 21
1764
56% 16
557
81% 16
1733
53% 15
1776
67% 15
1782
43% 14
1785
62% 13
1793
54% 13
1773
62% 13
510
46% 13
1779
58% 12
1761
58% 12
1746
50% 12
1800
55% 11
552
55% 11
1726
50% 10
1784
80% 10
1762
33% 9
1727
71% 7
548
71% 7
574
43% 7
1749
50% 6
1788
50% 6
1775
67% 6
479
33% 6
553
33% 6
549
50% 6
508
50% 6
564
50% 6
576
60% 5
595
80% 5
530
80% 5
566
20% 5
572
40% 5
535
50% 4
515
50% 4
1747
33% 3
1795
% 3
547
33% 3
589
% 3
569
33% 3
520
0% 3
1765
0% 2
1738
50% 2
1728
% 2
1786
50% 2
516
% 2
513
0% 2
578
50% 2
1735
% 1
1802
% 1
1739
% 1
1731
0% 1
1794
% 1
554
0% 1
579
% 1
536
0% 1
571
0% 1
521
% 1
588
0% 1