Police Data Initiative

Effort to codify Presidential Innovation Fellows program is back in House


House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has reintroduced a bill that would make sure the Obama program — which has affected countless state and local policies — sticks around.

N.C. city police reaching out to community following launch of open data portal


Fayetteville's police department is hoping to get people educated about how to take advantage of the data sets they're now sharing online.

Police acting like 'Silicon Valley startups' in administration's open data push


From New Orleans to Orlando, Florida, police departments are finding new ways to engage their communities around open data.

Police chiefs: 'There is nothing to fear' about White House open data initiative


Police officials participating in a national open data initiative urge their colleagues to join the movement.

A year on, White House pushes police open data partnerships


The Obama administration is redoubling its efforts to get departments around the country opening up their data.

Indianapolis launches open data portal for police incidents


The city teamed up with local Code for America fellows to release some of its most frequently requested police data and increase transparency.