Police Use-of-Force 100% open

New Orleans, LA

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 CSV, KML, RDF, TSV, XLS, XML
findable 4
findable_steps accessed the data from the open data portal website
licence_url https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legal
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name New Orleans Police Department
characteristics Date, Type or description of force used, Reason for use of force
location https://data.nola.gov/Public-Safety-and-Preparedness/NO - New Orleans Open Data portal
No location, no codebook. Data very easily accessible regarding download or visualization on the website itself.

Meta data

Data location   https://data.nola.gov/Public-Safety-and-Preparedness/NO - New Orleans Open Data portal
Data licence   https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legal
Data format   CSV, KML, RDF, TSV, XLS, XML
Reviewer   anonymous
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Tue Mar 06 2018 01:10:14 GMT+0000 (UTC)