Use of Force Data: 2018 Totals

  • 62, 899 total calls for service January 1, 2018- December 31, 2018
  • 554 custodial arrests
  • 130 incidents involving response to resistance (note: not all response to resistance involves a custodial arrest)
  • 0.20 % of total incidents involved a response to resistance

The racial/ethnic breakdown for use-of-force incidents reported for 2018 is: 65% Caucasian; 23% Black; 5% Asian; 2% Native American; 6% Hispanic.


The breakdown for the method of force reported for 2018 is: 45% no weapon used (may include holds, strikes, pressure points, etc.); 25% firearm drawn; 8% Taser drawn; 1% Taser deployed; 1% impact weapon; 1% OC deployed; 19% Medical Direction Weaponless (force used at the direction of a medical professional to control a resistive patient for medical purposes).


The breakdown for the time of day in which use-of-force incidents were reported for 2017 is: 30% between 6 am and noon; 8% between noon and 6pm; 22% between 6PM-Midnight; and 40% between Midnight and 6am.