In response to the police-involved killing of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, and the historic mass demonstrations and protests calling for racial justice and police reform in cities and towns, large and small, across the country and around the world that ensued in its wake, the City of Cleveland Heights engaged The Diversity Institute at Cleveland State University to collaborate in assessing and enhancing the community-oriented policing practices of the Cleveland Heights Police Department (CHPD). This report provides demographic data for the department’s sworn personnel and an analysis of the 2019 traffic enforcement data of the CHPD. A database containing law enforcement records was provided to the CSU research team and analysis of the traffic citations, warnings, and related arrests administered by the CHPD was conducted. The traffic stop data was analyzed by race/ethnicity and gender to specifically address concerns relative to the unbiased, equitable enforcement of traffic laws.
Dunn, Ronnie A., "Cleveland Heights Police Department 2019 Traffic Ticketing Patterns" (2021). Urban Publications. 0 1 2 3 1727.