Empowering Community Access to Data on Police Use of Force
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Communication and informatics
Public health or related public policy
Name shortcomings in existing data resources for understanding the public health impacts of police use of force. Describe potential barriers to collecting data on police use of force, and practical approaches to overcoming these barriers. Discuss lack of public access to information on police use of force as a public health problem that negatively impacts marginalized communities.
Keyword(s): Police Brutality, Data Collection and Surveillance
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an Associate Research Scientist at PIRE, where I have been a member of key personnel on multiple federally funded grants focused on the contexts of substance use in marginalized communities, and I have a master's degree in Information Management and Systems. My publications include a co-authored book chapter on information categorization and standards, and essays on qualitative and mixed methods research. Recently I led a session on police data at City Camp Oakland.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.