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OpenOversight Law Enforcement Accountability Database

OpenOversight is a Lucy Parsons Labs project that aims to improve police and law enforcement visibility and transparency using public and crowdsourced data. We maintain oversight databases, digital galleries, and profiles of individual officers from departments across the United States that consolidate information including names, birthdates, mentions in news articles, salaries, and photographs.

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OpenOversight Law Enforcement Accountability Database

OpenOversight is a Lucy Parsons Labs project that aims to improve police and law enforcement visibility and transparency using public and crowdsourced data. We maintain oversight databases, digital galleries, and profiles of individual officers from departments across the United States that consolidate information including names, birthdates, mentions in news articles, salaries, and photographs.

Benefits

Log of police and patrol officer incidents

Transparency in policing practices

Provides record of accountability

Main Features

Builds law enforcement digital database

Digital galleries

Profiles of individual law enforcement officers

Primary Audience

Community oversight organizations

Government oversight organizations

Members of the public

Benefits

Log of police and patrol officer incidents

Transparency in policing practices

Provides record of accountability

Main Features

Builds law enforcement digital database

Digital galleries

Profiles of individual law enforcement officers

Primary Audience

Community oversight organizations

Government oversight organizations

Members of the public

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Dan Staples

Developer

BPD Watch

Projects like BPD Watch and OpenOversight give citizens and the media the information about officers that they need to hold our police departments accountable.

Camille Fassett

Researcher

Lucy Parsons Labs

We also have groups in other cities that are using what we've done so far to build their own independent OpenOversight clone, which we think is great