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2020 Discharge of a Firearm Against a Dog

This dataset accounts for incidents where an APD officer discharged a firearm against a dog in 2020. It is a requirement for APD to annually post this information as a result of the 2017 settlement of the lawsuit of Reyes vs. the City of Austin.


  1. The data provided are for informational use only and may differ from official APD crime data.

  2. APD’s crime database is continuously updated, so reports run at different times may produce different results. Care should be taken when comparing against other reports as different data collection methods and different data sources may have been used.

  3. The Austin Police Department does not assume any liability for any decision made or action taken or not taken by the recipient in reliance upon any information or data provided.

Querying over HTTP

Splitgraph serves as an HTTP API that lets you run SQL queries directly on this data to power Web applications. For example:

curl \
    -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
{"sql": "
    SELECT *
    FROM \"austintexas-gov/2020-discharge-of-a-firearm-against-a-dog-yvev-bseh\".\"2020_discharge_of_a_firearm_against_a_dog\"
    LIMIT 100 

See the Splitgraph documentation for more information.

  • 2020_discharge_of_a_firearm_against_a_dog
Upstream Metadata