Release Notes: DocumentCloud accounts for everyone plus entity extraction beta and scheduled publication
It’s been a while since we’ve published release notes, but we have a lot to share, including improvements to our crowdsourcing Assignments tool and a number of new DocumentCloud features.
More than 1,500 records requests to advance police transparency have been filed thanks to MuckRock’s readers
More than 1,000 MuckRock readers have let us know that they want more transparency around how their local law enforcement agency does its job. You can join them.
In just a few clicks of your keyboard, you can be on your way to knowing more about how your police department uses, abuses, and wastes taxpayer funding and trust.
On June 5, MuckRock began an Assignment to help begin to better understand how use of force policies and data are being tracked by local law enforcement agencies. We’ve had nearly 100 submissions from all over the country, but you can still add yours.
Five hundred people have requested local police settlement data. Here’s where and how you can join them.
Over 500 volunteers have sent in suggestions to our MuckRock Assignment asking to submit local police departments as candidates for more transparency around the money spent by police departments to settle or battle lawsuits.