The Police Foundation promotes the use of open data to encourage joint problem solving, enhanced understanding, and accountability between communities and the law enforcement agencies that serve them. We’re excited to join the Sunlight Foundation in 2018 as they empower communities across the nation and share the importance of releasing open police use of force data as part of the 2018 U.S. City Open Data Census.Continue reading
Join us on Open Data Day to help complete the 2018 U.S. City Open Data Census
The Sunlight Open Cities team invites you to join us for Open Data Day 2018 on Saturday, March 3, when we'll be filling out the newly relaunched U.S. City Open Data Census. We'll be coming together in Washington DC, New York, and online with an easy tutorial on how to search for open datasets and how to add that information to the Census.Continue reading
Details on the new datasets and features on the U.S. City Open Data Census
Our technical partner Open Knowledge International made several changes to the platform that supports the U.S. City Open Data Census (and dozens of similar projects around the world). We took that opportunity to also revisit the datasets included in the Census' assessment. Here’s a quick synopsis of all of them.Continue reading
The U.S. City Open Data Census relaunches today. Here’s how you can get involved.
The U.S. City Open Data Census benchmarks what datasets cities make available, how cities compares to one another across the country on open data, and what datasets residents should ask their city government to publish. Today we're excited to release a new and improved version of the site.Continue reading