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MARTA Police Complaints Statistics

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2019

2019 Complaint Total: 368

Abuse of Authority: 1
Exonerated 1
Arrest: 3
Exonerated 4
Unfounded 5
Assistance: 10
Exonerated 6
No Action Taken 3
Not Sustained 4
Unfounded 2
Attentive to Duty: 16
Exonerated 10
No Action Taken 1
Not Sustained 12
Sustained 3
Unfounded 1
Biased Based: 3
Unfounded 3
Communication Procedures: 2
Sustained 1
Exonerated 5
Excessive Force: 5
Exonerated 1
Sustained 1
Unfounded 3
No Action 1
Failure to Act: 3
Not Sustained 3
Unfounded 4
Field Supervision: 1
Sustained 1
Harassment: 10
No Action Taken 1
Not Sustained 4
Exonerated 3
Unfounded 6
Offensive Acts: 12
Exonerated 6
No Action Taken 2
Not Sustained 4
Sustained 2
Unfounded 7
Officer Safety: 1
Exonerated 1
Property: 3
Exonerated 1
Not Sustained 2
Sustained 1
Providing Name: 1
Sustained 1
Exonerated 1
Reporting: 2
Exonerated 1
Not Sustained 5
Response Time: 4
No Action Taken 6
Rudeness: 29
Exonerated 4
No Action Taken 2
Not Sustained 18
Sustained 4
Unfounded 10
Sleeping on Duty: 1
Sustained 0
Speeding: 1
Sustained 1
Vehicle Operation: 3
Not Sustained 1
Sustained 2


Miscellaneous Complaints

Abandoned Vehicle 3
Armed Person 1
Assault 2
Assistance 1
Closed Entrance/Gates/Lots 3
Criminal Activity 1
Disorderly Patron 20
Dog at Large 1
Drug/Alcohol Use & Activity 2
Fare Evasion 5
Gate Arm 1
Harassment 6
Homeless Issue 24
Illegal Parking 8
Illegal Activity 4
Indecent Acts 3
Injury 1
Inquiry 3
Loitering 1
Lost Property 7
Loud Music 4
Offensive Acts 1
Panhandling 13
Parking 4
Police Visibility 26
Property 2
Response Time 1
Safety 7
See & Say App 1
Sleepers 4
Smoking 18
Soccer in the Streets 1
Solicitation 4
Suspicious Vehicle/Patron 7
Threatened by Patron 1
Vandalism 1

*Miscellaneous complaints are quality of life complaints such as smoking, loud music, panhandling, solicitation, parking, police visibility, disorderly patrons and other similar types of complaints.

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