Tag: police data

Coming in 2016: Improvements in criminal justice, law enforcement open data

The Cleveland Consent Decree includes numerous references related to the collection, analysis, access to and use of data related to police department work. But our central metropolis is far from alone in its need to upgrade and embrace data for purposes of improving the criminal justice system. As “Which Cities Share the Most Crime Data?” points out, the impending increase…

Read Cleveland Police Department – U.S. Department of Justice Consent Decree

First reports indicate that the collection and analysis of crime and police force data are a part of the consent decree announced today between the City of Cleveland’s police department and the United States Department of Justice. With the civic hackathon Fix 216 at the end of this week focused on related data and a national day of civic hacking…