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Racial Identity Profiling Act (RIPA)

In compliance with the 2015 Racial Identity Profiling Act, the Long Beach Police Department was one of seven law enforcement agencies required to begin collecting stop data on January 1, 2019, for individuals stopped by police and consensual encounters that resulted in a search. The Department will collect data for each calendar year and will submit the data to the California Department of Justice on an annual basis.

Data elements collected include demographic information of the stopped individuals that is perceived by the officer. This demographic information consists of race/ethnicity, gender, LGBT identity, age, English fluency, and perceived or known disability. The date, time, location, reason for stop, actions taken, contraband/evidence discovered, property seized, and result of stop are also included in the data collected.

The Long Beach Police Department believes in community engagement, transparency and accountability. Linked below is data portal featuring data from the Racial and Identity Profiling Act (RIPA) that our department is performing a comprehensive analysis on to ensure we are upholding the constitutional rights of all individuals. As part of our commitment to transparency, we are providing the raw RIPA data to our community through this portal, which also provides the community with tools to further understand the data through visualization.

To view LBPD Stop Data for 2019, 2020 and 2021, please visit the Police Stop Data (RIPA) data portal.

2019 Stop Data:

Stop Date-Time-Location
Perceived Race
Perceived or Known Disability
Reason for Stop
Actions Taken During Stop
Actions Taken – Basis for Search
Actions Taken – Basis for Seizure
Actions Taken – Property Seized
Contraband/Evidence Discovered
Result of Stop