On this page you can find data related to Police relations and interactions with residents, including; use of force, compliments, and complaints.
If you are looking to commend or file a complaint about an interaction with a South Bend Police Department officer, please go to the external links below or visit police.southbendin.gov.
INTERACTIONS, COMPLAINTS, AND INVESTIGATIONS DASHBOARD
Click here for the Interaction Dashboard Guide which shows how to use this dashboard’s features.
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COMPLAINTS INVESTIGATION PROCESS
This guide takes you behind the scenes to learn how complaints are handled by the Office of Professional Standards, the Chief, and the Board of Public Safety.
Commendations are compliments made by community members toward South Bend Police officers. Scroll to the table below to see commendations submitted since 2017.
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USE OF FORCE DATA STORY
In 2017, an in depth analysis of use of force incidents was performed to compare the frequency of incidents over various metrics. Scroll down to see each section of this analysis within the story map.
USE OF FORCE INCIDENTS – 2022
This map provides incident-level information on use of force incidents involving South Bend Police Officers for 2022. This map is updated monthly. The location of the incident is rounded to the 100-block in order to protect the privacy and anonymity of residents involved.
Click on a point to see the incident details.
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Click the links below to view and download underlying data for this map.
Visit the City of South Bend’s Open Data Portal to view more Police data.
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