Throughout a speech on the Nationwide Group of Black Regulation Enforcement Executives convention in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, this morning, FBI Director Christopher Wray instructed attendees that the Bureau has reached a milestone within the National Use-of-Force Data Collection that may permit the company to launch extra data on police use-of-force incidents within the close to future.
The information assortment, which goals to supply nationwide statistics on police use-of-force incidents, lately reached a 60% participation fee.
The FBI launched some data on the 40% participation threshold last year. The soon-to-be-released knowledge will embody data on issues like varieties of drive used and resistance encountered. Further knowledge might be launched as soon as 80% of complete legislation enforcement officers are represented within the knowledge assortment.
“As a result of as soon as we get to the 80% mark, we’ll have the ability to share much more knowledge and perception into use-of-force incidents,” Wray stated. “And we may give the general public the required information, and I imagine, strengthen our nation’s confidence in legislation enforcement.”
Wray additionally addressed a wide range of different subjects of curiosity to legislation enforcement in his remarks, together with: