Community Policing Data Act

Effective July 1, 2020, the Virginia Department of State Police, Uniform Crime Reporting Unit began the collection of investigatory stop data based on the creation of the Virginia Community Policing Act

Under the Virginia Community Policing Act, each time a law-enforcement officer or State Police officer stops a driver of a motor vehicle, stops and frisks a person based on reasonable suspicion, or temporarily detains a person during any other investigatory stop, such officer shall collect the following data based on the officer’s observation or information provided to the officer by the driver: (i) the race, ethnicity, age, gender of the person stopped, and whether the person stopped spoke English; (ii) the reason for the stop; (iii) the location of the stop; (iv) whether a warning, written citation, or summons was issued or whether any person was arrested; (v) if a warning, written citation, or summons was issued or an arrest was made, the warning provided, violation charged, or crime charged; (vi) whether the vehicle or any person was searched; and (vii) whether the law-enforcement officer or State Police officer used physical force against any person and whether any person used physical force against any officers. Code of Virginia § 52-30.2

Community Policing Reporting Database

In compliance with Code of Virginia § 15.2-1722.1, you have the right to access Mason Police’s data that has been forwarded for inclusion in the Community Policing Reporting Database online at

Summary Reports

For ease of access, Mason Police is providing summary reports here: 

January 1, 2023 – March 31, 2023 

October 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022 

July 1, 2022 – September 30, 2022 

April 1, 2022 – June 30, 2022 

January 1, 2022 – March 31, 2022

October 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021

July 1, 2021 – September 30, 2021 

April 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021 

January 1, 2021 – March 31, 2021

October 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020

For more information about the Community Policing Act Data, please contact Capt. P. Surber at (703) 993-2816 or