Police Use-of-Force 83% open

Austin, TX

What data is expected?

The Police Data Initiative defines use of force as “the means of compelling compliance or overcoming resistance to an officer’s command(s) in order to protect life or property or to take a person into custody.” Use-of-force data should include data, location, a description or type of forced used, and a reason for use of force.This data is crucial for police accountability. (More info)

  • Date
  • Location
  • Type or description of force used
  • Reason for use of force

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licensed Yes
Available in bulk Yes
Up-to-date No
Available free online Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open format CSV, HTML, JSON, RDF, TSV, XLS, XML
findable 4
findable_steps http://b
licence_url https://www.austintexas.gov/coa-open-data-licensing
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name City of Austin, TX
characteristics Date, Location, Type or description of force used, Reason for use of force
location https://data.austintexas.gov/Public-Safety/R2R-2016/h8j - 2016 Response to Resistance Dataset

Meta data

Data location   https://data.austintexas.gov/Public-Safety/R2R-2016/h8j - 2016 Response to Resistance Dataset
Data licence   https://www.austintexas.gov/coa-open-data-licensing
Data format   CSV, HTML, JSON, RDF, TSV, XLS, XML
Reviewer   Greg Jordan-Detamore
Submitters   Peter Carrasco
Last modified   Tue Mar 06 2018 02:00:53 GMT+0000 (UTC)