Police Use-of-Force 33% open

Washington, DC

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 No
Up-to-date No
Available free online Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open format
findable 2
findable_steps Search on the google and find the article (https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/report-finds-dc-police-using-more-force/2018/01/23/a858451e-0066-11e8-8acf-ad2991367d9d_story.html?utm_term=.1597dcbc8bf5) which link me to the office of police complain.
Collected by government Yes
usability 1
collector_name MPD and Office of Police Complain.
online_otherwise No
characteristics Type or description of force used
location https://mpdc.dc.gov/node/211942 - MPD annual report, https://policecomplaints.dc.gov/page/use-force-reports - Report from office of Police Complaint
The data are just a report in pdf form.

Meta data

Data location   https://mpdc.dc.gov/node/211942 - MPD annual report
   https://policecomplaints.dc.gov/page/use-force-reports - Report from office of Police Complaint
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   anonymous
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Sat Mar 03 2018 20:01:27 GMT+0000 (UTC)