Baltimore Police Department

Dataset: Officer Involved Shootings

Last Updated December 11, 2018

The information in this dataset is taken from incident reports in BPD's nine patrol districts. Details of past incidents may change over time based upon further investigation, administrative process, or when human or mechanical error is discovered and corrected. Please contact BPD if you have any questions.

Fields included in this dataset and their definitions:

Field Information

Id

A unique identifier for a given incident. A single incident may contain multiple officers and residents. When that is the case, there will be multiple entries for one incident number.

Case Number

The case number of the incident.

Service Type

The service the officer was performing when the incident occurred.

Occurred Date

The date that the incident occurred.

Received Date

The date that the report of the incident was received.

Completed Date

The date that the investigation of the incident was completed.

Assignment

The officer's assignment at the time of the incident.

Has Disposition

True if an investigation into the incident has reached a disposition. BPD is prohibited from providing the specific rulings and recommendations of the Performance Review Board by Md. Code. Ann., General Provisions Article 4-311(a).

Resident Identifier

An identifier, unique to a single incident, for a resident.

Resident Race

The resident's race.

Resident Sex

The resident's gender.

Resident Age

The resident's age at the time of the incident, if known.

Resident Weapon Used

A weapon the resident had at the time of the incident, if any.

Resident Condition

Injuries the resident sustained, if any.

Officer Identifier

A unique identifier for an individual officer.

Officer Race

The officer's race.

Officer Sex

The officer's gender.

Officer Age

The officer's age at the time of the incident.

Officer Years of Service

The number of years the officer had been employed at the time of the incident.

Officer Weapon Used

The firearm or other weapon the officer used.

Officer Condition

Injuries the officer sustained, if any.