The Kyle Police Department has submitted their 2020 Racial Profiling Report as required by the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.
This report is required to be submitted to their governing body on or before March 1st of each year.
TRAFFIC STOPS DOWN 37% DURING 2020
In 2020 police traffic stops fell from 13,000 in 2019 to 8,179 in 2020. According to Chief Barnett, this was due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the efforts to limit contact during the several months of the shutdown that took place.
According to Cheif Barnett, though the overall stops decreased, the percentage of stops across race and gender remained the same and there was no noted difference in our demographic breakdown percentages as it pertains to stops.
WHERE DID THE STOPS OCCUR?
Officers both work and regularly respond to calls for service on areas and on all roadways within our city. This includes city streets, county roads, state highways, US highways, and private property (such as parking lots and commonly used but privately maintained roadways, etc.
Of the 8,179 stops, the stops were indicated in the follow categories:
- US Highway (3,283);
- State Highway (928);
- Private Property or Other (44);
- County Road (270); and
- City Street (3654).
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