Telling you about the latest in open data and data initiatives in the City of New Orleans.

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

November 30, 2016

Filed under: data, modernizing, NOPD, policing, transparency

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. What type of data and how the department is using it to make critical decisions on training and deployment was the topic of a public hearing in federal court on Thursday (Nov. 17).

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NOPD Adds Police Report Data to Already Extensive Online Open Data Portal

October 11, 2016

Filed under: data, NOPD, open data, police

Raw data from all police reports filed by NOPD officers from 2010 to present is now available on the City's open data web portal. The data includes the item number, location, disposition, signal, charges, offender race, offender gender, offender age, victim age, victim gender, and victim race. The information is updated in real-time when subsequent information is determined as a result of an investigation.

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Representing New Orleans at the world's largest event dedicated to GIS technology

August 18, 2016

by Greg P. Hymel, GIS Director
Filed under: ESRI, GIS, web development

Earlier this Summer, New Orleans' GIS Team presented at the 2016 ESRI International GIS User Conference plenary session to demonstrate how we are changing engagment with the public and how the City lives with water. It was a tremendous honor to be selected by ESRI to present our work, and an honor to represent New Orleans. The following is a brief overview of some of the work we've been doing.

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