A searchable repository which aggregates the daily Harris County Justice Information and Management System 1058 reports (JIMS 1058) of arrests from the Harris County Sheriff's Office. The latest JIMS 1058 report can be found via the Harris County JIMS site. This information is intended for researchers and non-profits looking to do studies on policing in Harris County.
In this public repository, personal information data is removed and the abridged dataset is saved to the
data directory. Please see JIMSRecorder#ALL_HEADERS
for the latest on which headers are removed. If your research requires the raw data, please contact
Open Austin for access to
pip install -r requirements.txt
Get today's scrubbed JIMS 1058 report and save it in the
Get today's raw JIMS 1058 report and save it in the
./save_today.py --mode raw
Get both today's raw and scrubbed JIMS 1058 report and save them in the appropriate directories.
./save_today.py --mode both
To get today's JIMS 1058 report and to save it to GitHub, data.world, or S3, first create
harris_county_bookings/settings.py file and include your account credentials.
harris_county_bookings/settings_example.py for an example of the contents.) Then run
save_today.py with the
--mode flag can be used in combination to suit your needs.
./save_today.py --commit ./save_today.py --dataset ./save_today.py --s3 ./save_today.py --commit --dataset --mode raw
- Create the
harris_county_bookings/settings.pyfile as previously mentioned.
- Configure AWS credentials via the usual means (i.e.
aws configureor environment variables).
- Manage the Lambda function.
- Initial deployment:
invoke clean create_lambda
- Subsequent code updates:
invoke clean deploy
The deployed Lambda function will execute
./save_today.py --commit --dataset --mode both.
This project was started thanks to an idea posted Open Austin's project-ideas repo. Please refer tothat for additional context.
The code for this repository has been released into the public domain by Open Austin via the Unlicense.