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Internal Audit Shows NOPD Officers Turned On Their Body Worn Cameras Nearly 100 Percent Of The Time In 2016

by Aaron Looney

December 15, 2016

Categories: Transparency

Topics: Modernizing Policing

Internal Audit Shows NOPD Officers Turned On Their Body Worn Cameras Nearly 100 Percent Of The Time In 2016

Body Worn Camera (BWC) programs can only be effective if police officers actually turn them on during citizen encounters, and by that measure, the NOPD’s BWC program is arguably one of the most effective in the country. 

There’s a lot of Police Data Available Online, and the NOPD Wants You To Know About it

by Tyler Gamble

November 16, 2016

Categories: Transparency

Topics: Modernizing Policing

There’s a lot of Police Data Available Online, and the NOPD Wants You To Know About it

The NOPD has published more police data online in the past six months than the department has ever made publicly available in its 220-year history. 

Armed Robbery Down 30 Percent in Third Quarter of 2016

by Tyler Gamble

November 11, 2016

Categories: Transparency

Topics: Good Police Work

Armed Robbery Down 30 Percent in Third Quarter of 2016

The number of armed robberies reported citywide dropped by 30 percent in the third quarter of 2016 when compared to the same time last year, according to the Uniform Crime Report (UCR). 

Police Response Times to Emergency Calls Have Dropped in Every District This Year

by Ben Horwitz

November 11, 2016

Categories: Transparency

Topics: Modernizing Policing

Police Response Times to Emergency Calls Have Dropped in Every District This Year

The amount of time it takes an NOPD officer to respond to an emergency call for service has dropped in every police district in the city over the past year, according to NOPD response time data. 

Weekly MAX Meetings Create Greater Accountability Across the Department

by Ben Horwitz

November 4, 2016

Categories: Transparency

Topics: Modernizing Policing

Weekly MAX Meetings Create Greater Accountability Across the Department

Last month, the NOPD launched a new, holistic, data-driven approach to police management known as MAX, or Management Analysis for Xcellence.

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