Police Use-of-Force 83% open

Lincoln, NE

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
findable 4
findable_steps Keyword search: force
licence_url opendata.lincoln.ne.gov
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name City of Lincoln, Nebraska
characteristics Date, Location, Type or description of force used, Reason for use of force
location opendata.lincoln.ne.gov -
Data description contains a link to the data dictionary that defines fields and field values.

Meta data

Data locationopendata.lincoln.ne.gov
Data licence   opendata.lincoln.ne.gov
Data format   CSV
Reviewer   Tom Casady
Submitters   Tom Casady
Last modified   Fri Feb 09 2018 14:42:15 GMT+0000 (UTC)