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​Frequently Asked Questions


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What goals or purpose does PSP have in sharing this data?

This dashboard is designed to provide transparency to the public, and to provide the communities PSP serves an ownership stake in their quality of life by demonstrating significant police-related incident trends and some of the mitigation efforts taken to impact those trajectories. Communities would have this information so that they may propose additional strategies, beyond PSP’s law enforcement action plans, to their elected representatives which may help reverse police-related incident trends.

Is any sensitive information included in this dashboard?

No sensitive information is being shared.

Why is there a limited date range? How is the date range determined?

  • Due to the large volume of data, the date range must be limited to three years.
  • Visible data is updated quarterly. Data goes back to January 1 of the calendar year three years back from the current year.
  • The latest quarter’s data is added on the 15th of the month following the end of each quarter. For example, April 15 releases quarter 1 data from Jan-March.

​Are commercial vehicles counted on the traffic dashboard as well?

Commercial vehicles are counted in the numbers on the non-commercial dashboard. The Commercial Vehicle dashboard provides a more detailed view of commercial vehicle related data.

What groups are included in the hate/bias category?

The groups are:

​Where can I direct additional questions?

Use the Contact Us button at the top right corner of the screen to send an email with any additional questions or feedback.