FBI National Use-of-Force Data Collection database dictionary

CJ Ciaramella filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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From: CJ Ciaramella

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

- All data dictionaries used for or associated with the National Use-of-Force Data Collection program.
- Any documents sufficient to explain, detail or describe the contents of tables and fields in any database used in the National Use-of-Force Data Collection program.

“Data Dictionary” means and refers to any set of information describing the contents, format, and structure of a database and the relationship between its elements, used to control access to and manipulation of the database.

For reference, the FBI launched the National Use-of-Force Data Collection program on January 1, 2019: https://www.fbi.gov/services/cjis/ucr/use-of-force

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


CJ Ciaramella

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

  • Ec773f1514aaf83b53c27b42ff26cd942a14db340_Q123750_R383785_D164635900

  • Ec773f1514aaf83b53c27b42ff26cd942a14db340_Q123750_R383785_D164635657



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