Department Statistics

To the Miami University Community,

Below you will find important statistics in regards to Use of Force, Bias Based Policing and our Community Oriented Policing programs.  We will continue to post this information annually so community members can be aware of this important information.  MUPD will continue to participate in the Ohio Collaborative for Community-Police Relations certification program for law enforcement agencies.

Use of Force 

2019

Date Type of Force Used Reason for Force # of Officers Involved Race Sex
3/11/19 Less Lethal Force Weapon(s) 3 W F
9/8/19 Physical Restraint / Control Non-Compliance 1 W M
9/28/19 Physical Restraint / Control Fleeing / Eluding 1 W M
10/25/19 Less Lethal Force Combative 2 W M
11/17/19 Physical Restraint / Control Combative 2 W M

2018

Date Type of Force Used Reason for Force # of Officers Involved Race Sex
1/12/18 Weapon Displayed / Drawn Fleeing/ Eluding 1 W M
1/23/18 Weapon Displayed / Drawn Threat(s) 1 B M
3/3/18 Physical Restraint / Control Fleeing / Eluding 1 W F

2017

Date Type of Force Used Reason for Force # of Officers Involved Race Sex
2/10/17 Weapon Displayed / Drawn Fleeing / Eluding 1 Unk Unk
2/18/17 Weapon Displayed / Drawn Non-Compliance 1 W M
4/1/17 Physical Restraint / Control Threat(s) 1 W M
4/3/17 Physical Restraint / Control Fleeing / Eluding 2 H M
4/29/17 Less Lethal Force Combative 1 W M
5/1/17 Weapon Displayed / Drawn Non-Compliance 1 W M
5/23/17 Weapon Displayed / Drawn Fleeing / Eluding 1 W F
6/11/17 Physical Restraint / Control Fleeing / Eluding 1 W M
11/21/17 Physical Restraint / Control Non-Compliance 1 W M
12/9/17 Physical Restraint / Control Combative 1 W M

Bias Based Policing

Traffic Stop Citations/Warnings by Race/Sex of Driver

2019

Race Female Male Gender not recorded* Citations Issued Warning Issued Total % of Total
Asian 11 39 1 9 42 51 12.5%
Black 11 24 0 3 32 35 8.6%
White 84 139 0 27 196 223 54.6%
Race not recorded* 34 43 22 4 95 99 24.3%
Total 140 245 23 43 365 408 100%

 2018

Race Female Male Gender not recorded* Citations Issued Warning Issued Total % of Total
Asian 10 24 0 18 16 34 12%
Black 2 6 0 6 2 8 2.8%
White 28 45 3 22 54 76 26.9%
Race not recorded* 52 71 42 6 159 165 58.3%
Total 92 146 45 52 231 283 100%

2017

Race Female Male Gender not recorded* Citations Issued Warning Issued Total % of Total
Asian 5 25 0 12 18 30 11.9%
Black 0 3 0 1 2 3 1.2%
White 26 42 0 22 46 68 26.9%
Race not recorded* 41 79 32 8 144 152 60%
Total 72 149 32 43 210 253 100%

*MUPD has improved efforts on the collection of data on all self-initiated traffic contacts to include, at a minimum, the race and gender of the driver of the vehicle stopped in response to the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board Bias Free Policing Standard implemented in 2019.

Arrest/Summons by Race/Sex

2019

Race Sex Arrest/Summons % of Total
White M 166 61%
Black M 9 3.3%
Asian M 11 4.1%
White F 80 29.4%
Black F 2 0.7%
Asian F 4 1.5%

2018

Race Sex Arrest/Summons % of Total
White M 143 64.4%
Black M 6 2.7%
Asian M 5 2.3%
White F 65 29.3%
Black F 2 0.9%
Asian F 1 0.4%

2017

Race Sex Arrest/Summons % of Total
White M 221 64.1%
Black M 8 2.3%
Asian M 13 3.8%
White F 98 28.4%
Black F 4 1.2%
Asian F 1 0.2%

Community Policing 

MUPD Community Relations Team is very active in the University community. Below is a breakdown of those efforts for the last three years.

2019

During calendar year 2019, MUPD's Community Relations Team conducted, participated and/or attended approxiametly 98 meetings/events contributing 131 hours to an audicence of 19,786 individuals. 

2018

During calendar year 2018, MUPD's Community Relations Team conducted, participated and/or attended approximately 133 meeting/events contributing 172 hours to an audience of 16,620 individuals.

2017

During calendar year 2017, MUPD's Community Relations Team members conducted, participated and/or attended approximately 143 meetings/events contributing 164 hours to reach an audience of 18,069 individuals.

MUPD offers a wide variety of safety presentation and programs that are available to educate members of our community to reduce the likelihood of crime on and off campus.