Police Use-of-Force 67% open

Fayetteville, NC

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 No
Up-to-date No
Available free online Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open format CSV
findable 4
findable_steps Link found via spreadsheet and then a search in their portal
licence_url https://data.fayettevillenc.gov/datasets/d5b9644f94c3434
Collected by government Yes
usability 1
collector_name Data Collected by krichrds2011(i.e Kimberley Richards) Unclear if she is or isn't a government employee
collector_non_gov Data loaded to Fayettville website by krichards2011(Kimberly Richards). No reason given.
characteristics Date, Location, Type or description of force used
location https://data.fayettevillenc.gov/datasets/d5b9644f94c3434 - Fayetteville Open Data Portal
While there is a page for the data and dataset attributes are listed as values there is not actual data to view.

Meta data

Data location   https://data.fayettevillenc.gov/datasets/d5b9644f94c3434 - Fayetteville Open Data Portal
Data licence   https://data.fayettevillenc.gov/datasets/d5b9644f94c3434
Data format   CSV
Reviewer   Thomas Plapinger
Submitters   Thomas Plapinger
Last modified   Tue Mar 06 2018 02:01:03 GMT+0000 (UTC)