Sweeny Police | Racial Profiling Data, 2006

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Racial Profiling Report, 2006

Introduction

This report contains data collected in 2006 from traffic citations issued by the Sweeny Police Department in Sweeny, Texas. Because of the qualified exemption under Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 2.135, only the following data shall be reported:

  • Total number of citations issued by Sweeny Police Officers,
  • Percent of total citations by ethnic category,
  • Total number of consent searches,
  • Total number of non-consent searches, and
  • Total number of arrests resulting from traffic stops.

2006 represents the fifth year for which racial profiling data was required to be collected by Texas law enforcement agencies and subsequently reported to local councils of government.

Internal Review

The internal analysis of data was compiled for future use or dissemination; however that data was exempt from this report based on the exemption cited above.

No complaints of racial profiling were lodged against officers in 2006.

 

2000 Census & 2006 Racial Profiling Data
Race % of Households in Sweeny Total # of Citations % of Total Citations Consent Searches Non-Consent Searches Arrests
Caucasian 73% 270 65.7% 2 1 2
African-American 17% 96 23.3% - - 2
Hispanic 10% 43 10.5% 2 1 -
Asian 0% 2 0.5% - - -
Native American 0% 0 0.0% - - -
Other 0% 0 0.0% - - -
TOTAL 100% 411 100% 0 2 4

 

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