Course Description

The FBI’s National Use-of-Force Data Collection went live on January 1, 2019 for the purpose of collecting uniform, national-level statistics on law enforcement use-of-force incidents, to include characteristics on the subjects, officers, and circumstances involved. Participation in this data collection is voluntary at the federal level, but an increasing number of states are mandating local law enforcement agency reporting via state law.

Course outline:

  • Introduction to this data collection
  • Historical background
  • Which law enforcement incidents qualify as a Use-of-Force per FBI?
  • What specific information is collected about the INCIDENT? (ORIs involved; geospatial; time series; circumstances; etc.)
  • What specific information is collected about the SUBJECT? (demographics; behavior; weapon type; injury; etc.)
  • What specific information is collected about the OFFICER? (demographics; duty status; type of force applied; injury; etc.)
  • How and how often is my agency’s Use-of-Force data submitted to the FBI?
  • Will the FBI publish my agency’s Use-of-Force data?

Location & Format

Details

September 9, 2022 (Online) 9:30 am to 5:00 pm (EDT)