The University of Louisville is a state supported research university located in Kentucky’s largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The University has three campuses. The 287-acre Belknap Campus is three miles from downtown Louisville and houses seven of the university’s 12 colleges and schools. The Health Sciences Center is situated in downtown Louisville’s medical complex and houses the university’s health related programs and the University of Louisville Hospital. The 243-acre Shelby Campus is located in eastern Jefferson County.
Using data provided by the Louisville Metro Police Department, the report, Tracking Enforcement Rates in Louisville, 2009-2016, examines trends for six enforcement actions: felony arrests; misdemeanor arrests; misdemeanor citations; moving violation arrests; moving violation citations; and bench warrants. The report analyzes these actions by demographic characteristics (age, gender, race/ethnicity) as raw numbers as well as rates.