Lessons learned from FBI’s first open source open data project
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We ❤️ open data projects.
Open data is data that anyone can access, use, and share.
In 1930, the FBI was tasked with collecting, publishing, and archiving the nation’s crime data.
Title 28 U.S. Code § 534
We need more transparency and accountability in law enforcement. We also need better, more informed conversations about crime and policing in this country. To get there, we are improving the way this nation collects, analyzes, and uses crime statistics and data about law enforcement’s use of force.
* Interactive charts, maps, and tables
* Download data to CSV, Excel, JSON
* Programatic access via API
* A sentence for every chart
* Plain language definitions
* Context in plain view
* Glossary on demand
i.e., open source, human-centered design, agile methods