Collections of public records regarding the Boston Police Department (BPD)
This is a full list of the data sources we use to populate Woke Windows (and some data sources we have yet to incorporate). Most of these data sets are spreadsheets or other tabular data that were received in response to public records requests.
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|Included||17F SWAT After-Action Reports||2020-06-24||PDF scans of reports covering 2010 - 2014|
|Included||2001 to 2011 IA Data||2011-12-31||Boston Police Internal Affairs Division records|
|Included||2010 to 2020 Allegations||2020-06-24||Boston Police Internal Affairs Division records|
|Available||2011 - 2020 Traffic Tickets||2021-04-01||All traffic tickets issued by BPD officers from 2011 - 2020 (MassDOT data)|
|Included||2014 Officer IA Log||2014-12-31||Boston Police Internal Affairs records for 2014 with summaries|
|Included||2019 Traffic Tickets||2020-07-10||All traffic tickets issued in Massachusetts in 2019 from MassDOT database|
|Included||2020 Alpha Listing||2020-07-15||Roster of BPD employees from July 2020|
|Included||BPD Alpha Listing with Badges||2016-07-26||Roster of Boston Police officers from July 2016|
|Included||BPD CY2015 Annual Earnings File||2015-12-31||Earnings for all BPD employees in 2015|
|Included||BPD FIO Data||2019-12-31||Cleaned FIO data|
|Available||Boston Parking Tickets from Jan 1, 2018 through Aug 19, 2020||N/A||All parking tickets issued by Boston from 1/1/18 through 8/19/2020|
|Available||Boston Retirement System Retiree Benefits||N/A||Records from the Boston Retirement System showing city retirees and their monthly pensions|
|Available||Court Overtime 2014 to 2019||2020-08-19||Report showing court and trial overtime|
|Included||Crime Incident Reports||N/A||Daily file of BPD incident report data|
|Included||Detail Records 2019||2019-12-31||Spreadsheet of paid details worked by Boston Police officers in 2019|
|Included||Employee Earnings Report||2019-12-31||Annual earnings for every City of Boston employee|
|Included||FEC Campaign Finance Data||N/A||Data from the FEC on individual contributions to federal campaign committees|
|Available||FIO Records 2011 - 2015 (Old RMS)||2015-06-30||Older Field Interrogation and Observation (FIO) records|
|Available||FIO Records FieldContact Table||2019-12-31||Field Interrogation and Observation (FIO) records|
|Available||FIO Records FieldContact_Name Table||2019-12-31||Field Interrogation and Observation (FIO) records|
|Included||Forfeitures by Suffolk County District Attorney||2015-05-07||PDF tables listing asset forfeitures cases|
|Included||IAD Cases 2010 through 2020-08-15||2020-08-15||Boston Police Internal Affairs Division records|
|Included||Legacy Crime Incident Reports||N/A||BPD incident report data from July 2012 - August 2015|
|Available||MPTC In-Service Training||2020-09-01||In-service training taken by officers at MPTC academies|
|Included||NIBRS Incident Reports||2019-12-31||Incident data submitted by the BPD to the FBI|
|Included||OCPF Contributions and Expenditures||N/A||Data from the Office of Campaign and Political Finance on individual contributions to candidates for state and local offices|
|Requested||PWD Work Zones 2018 to Present||2019-12-31||Work zones reported to the Boston Public Works Department|
|Withdrawn||Police Career Incentive Pay Program||N/A||Records at the Department of Higher Education related to Quinn pay|
|Included||Public Journal||N/A||Daily PDF of incidents to which Boston Police officers responded, and arrests made|
|Included||Roster 2020-09-04||2020-09-04||List of sworn personnel with ethnic group, and other fields|
|Available||Suffolk County DA 2019 Damion Export||2020-08-10||Export from the SCDAO's case management system|
|Requested||Time and Labor Report||N/A||Timesheets for all Boston Police employees|
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Tables and charts of crime data; compiled from data submitted by departments throughout Massachusetts.
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