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Ohio State Highway Patrol Statistics

OSHP | Crash Reports

Yearly Activity Summaries and Officer Complaints*

 

Crashes Investigated 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Total Average

Fatal

544

498

505

498

563

2,608

522

Serious Injury Suspected

2,647

2,381

1,868

1,853

2,005

10,754

2,151

Minor Injury Suspected

9,909

9,469

10,686

9,455

10,032

49,551

9,910

Injury Possible

6,276

6,003

5,547

4,260

4,703

26,789

5,358

Property Damage Only

45,764

46,716

45,452

39,288

40,928

218,148

43,630

Total

65,140

65,067

64,058

55,354

58,231

307,850

61,570

 

Traffic Enforcement 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Total Average

Total Contacts

1,471,748

1,448,239

1,362,583

1,074,802

1,133,476

6,490,848

1,298,170

Enforcement

634,841

618,349

556,697

364,681

440,639

2,615,207

523,041

Non-Enforcement

836,907

829,890

805,886

710,121

692,837

3,875,641

775,128

OVI Arrests

27,375

26,615

22,524

16,531

18,597

111,642

22,328

Speed Violations

380,548

366,192

345,833

236,355

291,039

1,619,967

323,993

Safety Belt Violations

139,315

137,044

104,149

57,003

73,150

510,661

102,132

Driver License Violations

39,982

39,167

32,549

25,880

28,136

165,714

33,143

Traffic Warnings

467,009

459,038

404,890

261,336

295,920

1,888,193

377,639

Motorist Assists

216,149

218,756

208,374

175,855

161,620

980,754

196,151

 

Crime Enforcement 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Total Average

Cases

12,745

21,890

21,589

20,194

21,995

98,413

19,683

Drug Arrests

16,669

16,974

13,569

12,008

12,527

71,747

14,349

Illegal Weapon Violations

971

1,094

941

1,229

1,581

5,816

1,163

Resisting Arrests

1,106

1,174

980

1,147

1,299

5,706

1,141

*Source: OSHP Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) System, Ohio Trooper Information System (OTIS), and DPS Electronic Crash Record System. Updated on 04/27/22.

Traffic Stop Data

This data is compiled from all traffic stops in which a citation, inspection, warning, or vehicle defect notice was issued by Ohio State Highway Patrol Troopers in 2021.

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Native Hawaiian White Unknown Total
Traffic Stop Contacts: 9,172 116,829 25,289 333 227 511,259 1,690 664,799
 

Complaint Data

This data represents complaints filed with the Ohio State Highway Patrol in 2021.

  Complaints Filed
Biased Based Policing 39
Damaged Property 22
Demeanor 198
Dishonesty or Falsification 10
Excessive Force 18
Harassment - Other 28
Harassment - Sexual 16
Negligence 28
Off Duty Conduct 4
Personal Business 5
Search or Seizure 23
Traffic Enforcement 154
Vehicle Operation 75
Total* 525

*Source: OSHP Employee Incident Reporting (EIR) System. Total does not equal the sum of complaints because a single complaint may have multiple types listed.