Compliance Review

TO: Chief Evander Collier IV

FROM:   Lt. D. Roman

DATE:   01/09/2024

SUBJECT:  2023 Biased-Based Profiling Annual Administrative Review

In accordance with SOP 960- (Biased Based Profiling) and CFA 2.06 (E), I have completed an annual administrative review of the agency practices, citizen complaints, and any documented concerns that may have been received. The following is a breakdown of the information reviewed:


  • In accordance with FSS 316.614, the records division has successfully submitted quarterly reports to the DHSMV for the 2023 Seat Belt Violation Data Collection System. Each of these reports documents a non-biased approach to issuing these citations. For each quarter reported, most citations were issued to non-Hispanic individuals.


  • A review of our current policy SOP 960 (Biased-Based Profiling) and Biased-Based Profiling brochure was conducted. Both the policy and the brochure appear to represent a consistent approach with regard to our current practices. There was also no notable need for revisions.


  •           During the year, 2023 there were 32 complaints received by the Office of Professional Compliance. Of these 32, there were no complaints that were identified as being biased-based in nature.


Please consider this memorandum as an administrative review of the Cocoa Police Department practices involving biased-based profiling.