This dive into the PPD’s stop-and-frisk data story peels back layers of a very nuanced onionAugust 8, 2016 Category: Purpose, Short
This past spring, the Philadelphia Police Department released stop-and-frisk data. But it wasn’t just a bunch of raw numbers. It was contextual. It was a narrative.
But it was only law enforcement’s side of the narrative.
Now, Technical.ly has taken another look at the stories that police data dump didn’t tell.
“The police’s marriage of narrative and data will hopefully encourage more honest public dialogue,” writes contributor Max Marin, “so long as people keep asking questions.”