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Officer-Involved Shooting (OIS) Incidents

Kern County Sheriff's Office

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• All of our statistic reflect the last 5 years.

Number of Officer Involved Shooting Incidents
Year 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Total Incidents 2 2 14 3 0
Percentage of OIS Incidents by Month and Year
Year January February March April May June July August September October November December
2018 0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 50%
2019 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 50%
2020 0% 0% 14.29% 14.29% 7.14% 7.14% 0% 7.14% 14.29% 14.29% 7.14% 14.29%
2021 33.33% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 33.33% 0% 0% 33.33% 0% 0%
2022 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Percentage of OIS Incidents by Day Quarter and Year
Year Quarter 1 (12 AM - 6 AM) Quarter 2 (6 AM - 12 PM) Quarter 3 (12 PM - 6 PM) Quarter 4 (6 PM - 12 AM)
2018 100% 0% 0% 0%
2019 100% 0% 0% 0%
2020 100% 0% 0% 0%
2021 100% 0% 0% 0%
2022 0% 0% 0% 0%
Percentage of OIS Incidents by Subject Gender and Year
Year Male Female Neutral
2018 100% 0% 0%
2019 100% 0% 0%
2020 100% 0% 0%
2021 100% 0% 0%
2022 0% 0% 0%
Percentage of OIS Incidents by Subject Race and Year
Year White Black Hispanic Asian American Indian Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Other Unknown
2018 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2019 0% 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2020 14.29% 14.29% 71.43% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2021 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2022 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Percentage of OIS Incidents by Subject Age Group and Year
Year 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90+s Unknown
2018 0% 0% 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2019 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2020 0% 14.29% 78.57% 0% 7.14% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2021 33.33% 0% 0% 33.33% 33.33% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2022 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Percentage of OIS Incidents by Subject Weapon Type and Year
Year Blunt Object Firearm Handgun Knife Long Gun Personal Weapon(s) Replica Weapon Shot Gun Unarmed Other
2018 0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 50% 0% 0%
2019 0% 0% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 50%
2020 0% 42.86% 14.29% 7.14% 0% 0% 14.29% 7.14% 7.14% 7.14%
2021 0% 66.67% 33.33% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2022 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Percentage of OIS Incidents by Officer Gender and Year
Year Male Female Neutral
2018 100% 0% 0%
2019 50% 50% 0%
2020 100% 0% 0%
2021 100% 0% 0%
2022 0% 0% 0%
Percentage of OIS Incidents by Officer Race and Year
Year White Black Hispanic Asian American Indian Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Other Unknown
2018 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2019 50% 0% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2020 50% 0% 42.86% 7.14% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2021 33.33% 0% 66.67% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2022 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Percentage of OIS Incidents by Officer Age Group and Year
Year 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90+s Unknown
2018 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2019 0% 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2020 0% 7.14% 57.14% 28.57% 7.14% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2021 0% 22.22% 66.67% 11.11% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
2022 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Percentage of OIS Incidents by Subject Armed and Year
Year Yes No
2018 100% 0%
2019 100% 0%
2020 64.29% 35.71%
2021 100% 0%
2022 0% 0%
Percentage of OIS Incidents by Incident Type and Year
Year Officer Involved Shooting Other Incident
2018 100% 0%
2019 100% 0%
2020 100% 0%
2021 100% 0%
2022 0% 0%
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