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:
Cross Type Flag
Location- location of event
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.