Common Good Vermont: Open Data: Burlington Police Department & Opiate Addiction
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There is a growing movement to open local, state, federal and shared data sources to provide communities with information about critical resources such as affordable housing, public safety and environmental protection. The series will discuss how open data can help collective impact initiatives through the presentation of working Vermont examples, national initiatives, and a look at what is ahead for this important trend in sharing community knowledge to unlock new solutions for the common good.
The Burlington Police Department's Eric Fowler, Crime Analyst and Jackie Corbally, Opioid Policy Manager will demonstrate how they are using open data sets to assess the scope of the opiate epidemic and guide local public safety efforts.
How are you using data to determine that you are on the right track?
Can you give us some examples?
How does this data feed into strategic decisions and next steps in your effort?
This is a work in progress, what communities are you using for models, what type of metrics do you hope to track as time goes on?