Calif. police aren't protecting license plate data well, audit finds
A report from California State Auditor Elaine Howle shows four California law enforcement agencies aren't following their privacy policies, if they have one at all. One researcher told StateScoop the problem is far more widespread.
10 mayors join 'Smart on Crime' network to disrupt criminal justice system
Data analytics and more thoughtful policymaking will be key drivers of the new initiative.
'Contagious accountability:' report shows police body cams decimate officer complaints
Cambridge University released a study that shows complaints plummet after police departments adopt body cameras.
California launches portal for local police to compile, report use of force data
The state's Department of Justice is hoping to build the first statewide database detailing violent encounters between police and civilians.
Nonprofit sues Chicago agency over police data release dispute
Thanks to a claim that a database of police calls for service contains sensitive information from the city's software provider, the Chicago Justice Project is heading to court.
N.J. bill would move state toward automated criminal justice data sharing system
State Sen. Linda Greenstein is hoping to get New Jersey's law enforcement agencies sharing their data with each other and the feds.