Best Practices: 97 Use of Force Policies

Best practices – A complete use of force policy data-base including policies of 97 of the largest police agencies in the U.S.

MuckRock,,a non-profit collaborative news site conducts Freedom of Information Act searches to provide data base and other information, in collaboration with Campaign Zero (an activist organization concerned with police shootings) assembled a data base of use of force policies. that gives you the tools to keep our government transparent and accountable. The data base can be found at

For additional information of use of force policies:

The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services: Use of Force Provides information on police use of force, including publications, webcasts and links.

International Association of Chiefs of Police

Police Executive Research Forum



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