Building A Public Facing DA Dashboard In Milwaukee

Current Landscape

Status of Data

  • Incident - Can be added
  • Arrest - No
  • Referral - Yes
  • Issuance - Yes
  • Bail - No
  • Pretrial metrics - No
  • Disposition - Yes
  • Time to Disposition - Yes
  • Sentence type - Yes
  • Sentence Length - With Review from Courts

 

Dashboard Maintenance

  • Requires staff once a month to pull 5 years of referral and charge PROTECT data into DA dropbox and share Dropbox credentials.
  • General maintenance of pipelines
    • column name changes
    • maintenance
    • unexpected outage

Review Site Design

  • Overall design of site
    • Layout/color
    • Definition/blog page
    • chart design
  • Key Metrics
  • Example Report: referral

Next Steps

 

  • Internal agreement that metrics are accurate.
    • What counts as a violent offense or  gun related offense
    • Coding (e.g. dispo or sentencing)
  • Writing: explanation of justice system funnel and definitions
  • Stakeholder review of metrics
    • Internal review
    • Community Justice Council
    • Community stakeholders
  • Media Outreach Strategy
  • Launch