Police Use-of-Force 100% open

Minneapolis, MN

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 Yes
Available free online Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open format KML, SHP, XLS
findable 3
findable_steps Followed the Open Government/Open data path on the City's website
licence_url http://www.minneapolismn.gov/policies/opendata
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name City of Minneapolis
characteristics Date, Location, Type or description of force used, Reason for use of force
location http://opendata.minneapolismn.gov/datasets/police-use-o - Police use of force

Meta data

Data location   http://opendata.minneapolismn.gov/datasets/police-use-o - Police use of force
Data licence   http://www.minneapolismn.gov/policies/opendata
Data format   KML, SHP, XLS
Reviewer   anonymous
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Thu Jul 19 2018 21:53:39 GMT+0000 (UTC)