OEMC FOIA: Updated Police C4S Data

CJP seeks to update our police C4S data (call for service) from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications. As they require we have filed another FOIA request with the agency to seek an update to our multi-year data set that we already have in house.

This C4S data is vital to understanding what we call inputs to the Chicago Police Department. These are can provide evidence of dispirit responses to calls for help to the Chicago Police Department. This C4S data is also vital to the police staffing and allocation reports that police departments all over the country do to determine how many officers the department needs and how those officers should be allocated throughout the department. 

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Here is our latest FOIA:

In accordance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act please provide the following records:

A. All call for police service data for the time frame of 1//119 – 7/15/19. Please make sure to include all data fields listed in the attached document including the following:

We field lawsuit against OEMC back about two years ago and forced a settlement with them and their software supplier Northrup Grumman. You can read the complaint here.

Cross Type Flag
Disperid
Descr
EntryPersid
Location- location of event
Location-deployment location
Location- callerlocation
LocHiCross
OnsDate *
Place Name
Radio
Segmentld
Text
UnitClass
UpdPersid
UpdWksName
Use
XCoord
YCoord
Vehicle
Ward
ZipCode

For the fields of LocHouseNumber & CallerLocHouseNumber please reduce the addresses to the hundred block – so a address of 2004 w Roscoe would be reduced to 2000 W. Roscoe. 

Please contact us about fulfilling this FOIA or with any questions you might have by responding to this email.

Tracy has nearly two decades of experience researching and working within criminal justice systems. When Tracy began pursuing a career dedicate to system reform, he found that no single organization existed to promote evidence-based discussions among law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve. Recognizing that citizens in Chicago deserved the right to demand transparency in their criminal justice system, Siska established the Chicago Justice Project. He received his Master of Arts degree in Criminal Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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