To ensure fair trials the Supreme Court of the United States created the Brady doctrine obligating the prosecutor of every case to gather and disclose all information about any individual upon whose testimony they will rely.
The Brady List is the definitive public-facing database of information about police misconduct, public complaints, use-of-force reports, and more...
This platform is available as-a-service to all Peace Officer Standards & Training [POST] Departments, Prosecutors, and Law Enforcement Organizations [LEOrgs].
5 U.S.C. § 552
Since 1967, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) has provided the public the right to request access to records from any federal agency. It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in the know about their government. Federal agencies are required to disclose any information requested under the FOIA unless it falls under one of nine exemptions which protect interests such as personal privacy, national security, and law enforcement.
- 89th United States Congress
We the People have a Right to Know according to the Supreme Court of the United States [SCOTUS], past Presidents (of both major political parties), Congress, and the United States Department of Justice. As an expression of that Right to Know, we have coordinated valuable information from a number of resources into a single, public-facing, searchable database.
The following is a visual demonstration of the information gathered on this platform. The interpretive data will improve as participation increases; accuracy will increase as adoption spreads; and, conclusions of law may be gained as compliance is enforced.
This feature will be coming in early 2022!