2016-2017_VehPed_stops

data.lacity.org | Last Updated 5 Dec 2017

This dataset reflects incidents of a vehicle or pedestrian being stopped by the Los Angeles Police Department in the City of Los Angeles dating back to 2010. This data is transcribed from original stop reports that are typed on paper and therefore there may be some inaccuracies within the data. This data is as accurate as the data in the database. Please note questions or concerns in the comments. This dataset is part of the Police Data Initiative (https://www.policedatainitiative.org/). For questions, contact the dataset owner or leave a comment.

Tags: lapd, stop, stop data, police, safe city, stops

This dataset has the following 16 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Stop Numberstop_nbrtextA unique identifier for the event record.
Form Reference Numberform_ref_nbrtextThe Form Reference Number.
Sex Codepersn_gender_cdtextF - Female M - Male
Descent Codepersn_descent_cdtextDescent Code: A - Other Asian B - Black C - Chinese D - Cambodian F - Filipino G - Guamanian H - Hispanic/Latin/Mexican I - American Indian/Alaskan Native J - Japanese K - Korean L - Laotian O - Other P - Pacific Islander S - Samoan U - Hawaiian V - Vietnamese W - White X - Unknown Z - Asian Indian
Descent Descriptiondescent_desctextDefines the Descent Code provided.
Stop Datestop_dtcalendar_dateMM/DD/YYYY
Stop Timestop_tmtextIn 24 hour military time.
Officer 1 Serial Numberofcr1_serl_nbrtextThe unique employee identifier assigned to each sworn officer within LAPD.
Officer 1 Division Numberofcr1_div_nbrtextThe LAPD has 21 Community Police Stations referred to as Geographic Areas within the department. These Geographic Areas are sequentially numbered from 1-21. This is the division to which Officer 1 belonged.
Division Description 1div1_desctextThe 21 Geographic Areas or Patrol Divisions are also given a name designation that references a landmark or the surrounding community that it is responsible for. For example 77th Street Division is located at the intersection of South Broadway and 77th Street, serving neighborhoods in South Los Angeles.
Officer 2 Serial Numberofcr2_serl_nbrtextThe unique employee identifier assigned to each sworn officer within LAPD.
Officer 2 Division Numberofcr2_div_nbrtextThe LAPD has 21 Community Police Stations referred to as Geographic Areas within the department. These Geographic Areas are sequentially numbered from 1-21. This is the division to which Officer 2 belonged.
Division Description 2div2_desctextThe 21 Geographic Areas or Patrol Divisions are also given a name designation that references a landmark or the surrounding community that it is responsible for. For example 77th Street Division is located at the intersection of South Broadway and 77th Street, serving neighborhoods in South Los Angeles.
Reporting Districtrpt_dist_nbrtextA four-digit code that represents a sub-area within a Geographic Area. All stop records reference the "RD" that it occurred in for statistical comparisons. Find LAPD Reporting Districts on the LA City GeoHub at http://geohub.lacity.org/datasets/c4f83909b81d4786aa8ba8a74a4b4db1_4
Stop Typestop_typetextEither Vehicle (VEH) or Pedestrian (PED).
Post Stop Activity Indicatorpost_stop_actv_indtextIdentifies whether there was further activity after the stop was made.