RIPA Data - AB 953
Racial and identity profiling act of 2015
The California legislature passed Assembly (AB-953) in 2015. Known as the Racial and Identity Profiling Act (RIPA), the bill requires all state law enforcement agencies to “collect perceived demographic and other detailed data regarding pedestrian and traffic stops.” In accordance with AB 953 and the established stop data regulations, the San Diego State University Police Department began officially collecting RIPA stop data in January of 2022.
Accessing Stop Data
After each reporting period closes on April 1st, the data will then be analyzed by the DOJ Research Center and subsequently released on the DOJ’s Open Justice portal.