Police Policy & Data
In order to be transparent about Worthington Division of Police records, citation and arrest data, and other statistics, we are posting information here to make it widely available to the public. Reports and data will continue to be added here so please check back to learn more about Division operations and activities.
Updated Use-of-Force Policy – December 2020
The Worthington Division of Police recently reviewed and updated its Use-of-Force Policy. The revised policy, updated in December 2020, follows Federal and State law and is consistent with the standards and best practices of the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board. The Division regularly reviews its policies and provides regular scenario-based training and testing. In addition, the Division requires review of aspects of our use-of-force policies at least twice per year with a qualified instructor to ensure comprehension and potential risks of application.
- December 2020 Use of Force Policy Update
- December 2020 City Manager Memo to City Council
- Ohio Collaborative Policy Statement about Use of Force
- Use-of-Force Definitions
- 2019 Use-of-Force Data
2019 Field Interview Data Review
A Field Interview (FI) is a method of documenting informal police contacts with people during the course of patrol, or while investigating citizen concerns.
2019 Traffic Citation Data Review
In 2019, the Division updated its policy on collecting demographic information about people ticketed with traffic violations to be consistent with best practices of the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board.
- 2019 Traffic Citation Data
- 2020 data has not been compiled to date