The following charges were considered lowlevel for the purposes of this request:
Drug possession (possession of any illicit drug or drug paraphernalia)
Driving with a suspended license, driving with expired registration, driving without a
license, and driving without insurance
Disorderly conduct (including the following: Affray, Disorderly Conduct, Misuse Of
Flag, Disturb At School, Disturb Funeral Procession, Disturb At Public Assembly,
Disturb Peace, Disorderly Person, Disturb Peace, Lewd & Lascivious Speech &
officers’ names and neither do some completed cases. In all, about 1,840 charges belong to officers whose identity was not released. Some officers in the database are no longer on the force, and some may have changed rank. The data spans January 2010 to August 2020.
The Post’s data relies primarily on news accounts, social media postings and police reports. Analysis of more than five years of data reveals that the number and circumstances of fatal shootings and the overall demographics of the victims have remained relatively constant. Includes Boston.