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We are providing rapid-response service for people who experience police misconduct in these states!

New York
Maryland
Minnesota
Massachusetts
Washington DC

File Your Police Complaint

Your story is too important to be ignored. OpenPolice.org helps you build a transparent record of police misconduct. By sharing your story, you can increase accountability and protect the rights of people in your community.

OpenPolice.org is an independent project developed by Flex Your Rights, a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit.

Find Your Best Path Forward

Depending on your unique circumstances, OpenPolice.org will help you to

  • Prepare and save a professional-grade misconduct report.
  • Upload photos, documents, videos, and other evidence.
  • File your report with the right police investigative agency and publish it online.
  • Get matched with appropriate legal help.

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Moving You to the Center of Police Accountability

How we stack up against most police departments

OpenPolice.org

Online Report Filing
Digital Evidence Uploading
Anonymous Reports Allowed
Department Identification Tools
Publicly Searchable Reports
Officers' Names Made Public
Social Media Sharing
Status Updates via Email
Help Finding an Attorney
Commitment to Open Data


Most Police Departments

Require Police Station Visit
Require Paper Reports
Unhelpful or Intimidating Employees
Bound by State Secrecy Laws
Old Complaint Records Destroyed


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Our Principles

 

Universality

Consistent user experience for all 18,000 police departments in the U.S.

Objectivity

Neutral, non-leading questions seeking truth and accuracy

Transparency

Bypass state secrecy laws with uncensored public reporting

Privacy

Multiple options for how your information is shared with police and with the public

 

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Police Department Accessibility Grades

The higher the score, the easier it is for people to share complaints. Most departments fail, but they can improve their scores by making a few small changes.


For Law Enforcement

Did you receive a complaint through OpenPolice.org? Or do you want to improve your department's Accessibility Grade? We can help!

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What others say

OpenPolice.org helps people document police misconduct without relying on the police. This independence ensures that this vital data is transparent and accessible to the public.

Cynthia Conti-Cook
Staff Attorney, New York Legal Aid Society

I've never used a police complaints software before — but I'm feelin' this!

Katryna Lawson
OpenPolice.org User

OpenPolice.org will upset some officers, but it will help police leaders identify, analyze, and correct problematic police conduct.

Norm Stamper
Former Chief of Police, Seattle PD