D.C. scores high in Police Data Transparency Index

The Vera Institute of Justice recently published a Police Data Transparency Index to see how locations across the United States are performing in their release of data and how much public access to the data that is available.¬† According to Vera, their analysis¬† of police transparency reflected in the index is “rigorous and informed by conversations with justice advocates, service providers, and people directly impacted by the criminal legal system.”

D.C. had the highest transparency scores in the index of any other city. Below is an image of D.C.’s scores:

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