Instructions:

Select the option which best represents your law enforcement type.

Definition:

The type of law enforcement entity. Options include ‘State Police’ (1), ‘Local Police’ (2), ‘MBTA Police’ (3), ‘Campus Police’ (4), and ‘Other’ (97).

Rationale:

This data element is useful for collection, tracking and analysis.

Data Quality Audit Results

Report TypeAcceptableInconsistentInvalidEmpty
Local Police (electronic)35294.6%205.4%
Local Police (paper)33793.4%41.1%205.5%
State Police (electronic)33299.7%10.3%
Total102195.8%40.4%413.8%