Police Use-of-Force 100% open

Seattle, WA

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, HTML, JSON, RDF, TSV, XLS, XML
findable 4
findable_steps https://bit.ly/police-data-census
licence_url https://data.seattle.gov/Public-Safety/Use-Of-Force/ppi
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Seattle Police Department
characteristics Date, Location, Type or description of force used
location https://data.seattle.gov/Public-Safety/Use-Of-Force/ppi - Use Of Force

Meta data

Data location   https://data.seattle.gov/Public-Safety/Use-Of-Force/ppi - Use Of Force
Data licence   https://data.seattle.gov/Public-Safety/Use-Of-Force/ppi
Data format   CSV, HTML, JSON, RDF, TSV, XLS, XML
Reviewer   Peter Carrasco
Submitters   Peter Carrasco
Last modified   Tue Mar 06 2018 01:29:56 GMT+0000 (UTC)