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Ohio State Highway Patrol Statistics

OSHP | Crash Reports

Yearly Activity Summaries and Officer Complaints*

 

Crashes Investigated 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 5 Year Total

Fatal

511

544

498

505

498

2,556

Serious Injury Suspected

2,779

2,647

2,381

1,868

1,853

11,528

Minor Injury Suspected

10,434

9,909

9,469

10,686

9,455

49,953

Injury Possible

6,334

6,276

6,003

5,547

4,260

28,420

Property Damage Only

46,337

45,764

46,716

45,452

39,288

223,557

Total

66,395

65,140

65,067

64,058

55,354

316,014

 

Traffic Enforcement 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 5 Year Total

Total Contacts

1,445,429

1,471,748

1,448,240

1,362,594

1,074,804

6,802,815

Enforcement

585,707

634,841

618,350

556,696

364,674

2,760,268

Non-Enforcement

859,722

836,907

829,890

805,898

710,130

4,042,547

OVI Arrests

25,276

27,375

26,616

22,523

16,530

118,320

Speed Violations

357,062

380,548

366,192

345,832

236,351

1,685,985

Safety Belt Violations

118,060

139,315

137,044

104,149

57,006

555,574

Driver License Violations

36,041

39,982

39,167

32,549

25,879

173,618

Traffic Warnings

448,443

467,009

459,039

404,886

261,336

2,040,713

Motorist Assists

229,988

216,149

218,756

208,372

175,853

1,049,118

 

Crime Enforcement 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 5 Year Total

Cases

11,009

12,745

21,891

21,587

20,195

87,427

Drug Arrests

13,341

16,669

16,975

13,568

12,005

72,558

Illegal Weapon Violations

727

971

1,094

941

1,228

4,961

Resisting Arrests

1,148

980

1,174

1,106

878

5,286

*Source: OSHP Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) System, Ohio Trooper Information System (OTIS), and DPS Electronic Crash Record System. Updated on 07/09/21.

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 2020.

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Native Hawaiian White Unknown Total
Traffic Stop Contacts: 7,494 97,503 19,531 244 224 436,828 1,380 563,234
 

Complaint Data

This data represents complaints filed with the Ohio State Highway Patrol from January - December 2020.

  Complaints Filed Chargeable Findings Non-Chargeable Findings
Harassment  0 0 0
Sexual Harassment 2 0 2
Racial Harassment 0 0 0
Improper or Unfair Enforcement Practices 0 0 0
Arrest Complaint 0 0 0
Mistakes and/or Poor Quality Reports 0 0 0
Failure to Assist Public 0 0 0
Improper Vehicle Operation 0 0 0
Dishonesty, Untruthfulness, Falsification 0 0 0
Improper Use of Electronic Equipment 0 0 0
Personal Activity of Employee 0 0 0
Failure to Act 0 0 0
Care of Recovered Property 0 0 0
Excessive Force 0 0 0
Other agency / Beyond Our Control 0 0 0
Negligence by Employee 0 0 0
Improper Interaction with other public service agencies 0 0 0
Verbal Abuse 0 0 0
Unprofessional Demeanor (attitude) 3 1 2
Racially Biased Traffic Stop or Enforcement 0 0 0
Personal Conduct while Off Duty 0 0 0
Misuse of LEADS 0 0 0
Lost or Damaged Property 0 0 0
Request for Bribes or Gratuities by Employee 0 0 0
Use of Position for Personal Gain 0 0 0
Conducting Personal Business while On Duty 1 0 1
Total Complaints 6 1 5

Data set is January - December 2020