Persons having contact with members of the Tiverton Police Department shall be treated in a fair, impartial, equitable, and objective manner, in accordance with law, and without consideration of their individual demographics as defined in this policy.
The Tiverton Police Department is committed to providing service to all persons without regard to race, color, gender, creed, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religious beliefs, immigration status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical or mental disability, housing status, occupation, and/or language fluency.
Click the link below to see the Tiverton Police Department's Policy on unbiased policing:
If you feel that you have been the subject of bias-based policing by a member of this Department, please click HERE.
The United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division enforces federal laws that protect you from discrimination based on your race, color, national origin, disability status, sex, religion, familial status, or loss of other constitutional rights. If you believe your civil rights, or someone else’s, have been violated, please click the below link:
The Comprehensive Community–Police Relationship Act (CCPRA) of 2015 (2015-S 0669aa, 2015-H 5819A) requires all police departments to collect data on race at traffic stops and to submit the data to the Department of Transportation’s Office of Highway Safety in an annual report indicating what action has been taken to address any racial disparities in traffic stops and searches documented in previous reports.
Please click the links below to see CCPRA (Race Data) statistics.