Tracking Enforcement Rates in New York City, 2003-2014

This report examines longitudinal trends for the various types of enforcement actions that bring the public into contact with law enforcement. The types of enforcement actions that were included in the report are: criminal summonses, pedestrian stops (i.e. stop, question, and frisk), and misdemeanor and felony arrests. This report analyzes trends by demographic characteristics (age, gender, and race/ethnicity) in order to compare rates by demographics to city-wide rates.