Data We Use:
- Internal Affairs Incidents - This is the most high level detail of an Internal Affairs Incident where each row of data is a singular incident or case file with some summary information.
- Internal Affairs Incidents Detailed - This is a slightly more detailed view of Internal Affairs Incidents where each row of data is an individual involved in an incident or investigation.
- Internal Affairs Allegations - This is a detailed dataset on all allegations made against CPD Officers during the course of an Internal Affairs allegations.
Internal Affairs Incident Summary
Internal Affairs Incidents Locations
Many of the incidents are tied to specific locations where the incident occurred. We have taken that data and anonymized the location by an appropriate offset to protect the privacy of individuals involved in an incident. To filter by certain incident types, select the filter option on the top right of the chart. Noticeably, there are clusters of incidents at the Amnicola and Downtown police stations as these addresses are commonly used when there is no related address for the incident. Selecting an incident will highlight some basic information on it.
The chart below indicates the most common Use of Force type is Hand/Arm (SEH) and Hand/Arm (HEH). In the course of a use of force incident, an officer may use multiple types of use of force. When multiple types are used, they are concatenated in the data with a comma "," such as "Hand Arm (SEH), Electronic Weapon." The data also shows what the given reason was for using force, the most common being Physical Resistance and Failure to Comply.