Police Use-of-Force 78% open

South Bend, IN

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 No
Available in bulk Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Available free online Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open format CSV, KML, SHP
findable 4
findable_steps Went to the open data portal, clicked on the police transparency hub, clicked on view use of force open dataset
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name City of South Bend Police Department
characteristics Date, Location, Type or description of force used
location href="http://data-southbend.opendata.arcgis.com/datasets/police-use-of-force-incidents" http://data-southbend.opendata.arcgis.com/datasets/poli">rel="nofollow">http://data-southbend.opendata.arcgis.com/datasets/poli - Open Data Portal - Use of Force Dataset

Meta data

Data location   http://data-southbend.opendata.arcgis.com/datasets/poli - Open Data Portal - Use of Force Dataset
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   CSV, KML, SHP
Reviewer   Eric Reese
Submitters   Eric Reese
Last modified   Sat Mar 03 2018 19:09:52 GMT+0000 (UTC)