Citizens' Complaints Against Peace Officers, 2016
The Citizens’ Complaints Against Peace Officers (CCAPO) data provides annual summary information on the number of complaints reported by citizens against peace officers. Assembly Bill 953 (2015) modified the reporting requirements to also include complaints based upon racial and identify profiling claims. 2016 was the first year of collection under the new reporting requirements.
- There were 15,406 total complaints reported in 2016.
- In 2016, there were 711 complaints reported from local detention facilities.
- There were 539 total racial and identity profiling complaints reported in 2016.