Crowd sourced data collection & sharing on police brutality in Floyd protests

An effort is underway to “document examples of excessive force being used by law enforcement officers during the 2020 protests sparked by the death of George Floyd.assemble reports of police brutality occurring in the George Floyd” in order to “assist journalists, politicians, prosecutors, activists and concerned citizens.”

You can report an incident here (you’ll need to register for a GitHub account if you don’t have one).

To see/use the data already assembled or to learn more, go here (no account/login required).

This is a crowdsourced effort, so spread the word.

Questions? Contact Dan Myers (danm@american.edu).

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One response to “Crowd sourced data collection & sharing on police brutality in Floyd protests

  1. Jennifer Earl

    I actually was the PI on a proposal to to do this a few years ago, but it never got funded. Glad to see it has happened. Thanks for raising attention to this!

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