Hackathon on Police Brutality Data in Los Angeles County: Storify, links, and resources

Hackathon on Police Brutality Data in Los Angeles County was held 14 February 2015 at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Projects worked on at the event are listed at: http://www.poihomicides.org/projects.html

The event was organized by the UCLA Department of Information Studies and the Police Officer Involved Homicides Project (@POIHomicides).

The Website for the event is at: poihomicides.org/

The schedule for the event is available at: http://www.poihomicides.org/schedule.html

The data worked on at the event are available at: http://www.poihomicides.org/the-data.html

Twitter hashtags for the event included #endbrutality and #epbhackathon

Click here for a storify of images and Twitter tweets from the event.

Here is a description of the event, from the event’s Website:

[…] Join us for the UCLA Information Studies Department’s Hackathon on Police Brutality Data in Los Angeles County. The event looks to engage those interested in community organizing, social justice, hacking, data mining with the unique and imperfect data sets regarding police brutality in LA County. This hackathon will examine how police brutality data is captured and disseminated among state and federal organizations and work to bring attention to the existing data, as well as the holes in existing data through data mining and visualization. […]

HT @miriamkp

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