** CPD General Order No. 100.003 (XI)
Coppell Police Officers are strictly prohibited from engaging in racial profiling. Racial profiling is defined as a law enforcement-initiated action based on an individual's race, ethnicity, or national origin rather than on the individual's behavior or on information identifying the individual as having engaged in criminal activity.
Any person who believes they are a victim of racial profiling is urged to speak with an on-duty supervisor at 972-304-3610. We would prefer to speak with you in person but all complaints will be addressed regardless of the manner they are received. If the matter proves to be more serious in nature, Texas state law requires that the complaint be signed and in writing. A brochure on how to file this complaint is available at the police department or can be downloaded from this web site.
To maintain a professional and impartial relationship with motorists stopped for traffic violations, the Coppell Police Department has equipped every vehicle used for enforcement with an audio/video recording system. Officers are required to activate the cameras during all traffic and pedestrian stops and the recording is available for review by supervisors in the event of a complaint.
An annual analysis of traffic stops that result in a citation or arrest is completed each year and submitted to the City Council by March 1. A copy of the annual report is also forwarded to the Coppell Public Library for citizen review.
English and Spanish Brochures on Racial Profiling and complaint procedures.