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Homeless Outreach Project (HOP) - Police

Information about proactive homeless contacts made by Mesa Police as part of Homeless Outreach Project (HOP). The "Homeless Outreach Project" involves a proactive contact made by police during an outreach effort in which services are offered to people experiencing homelessness by a nonprofit partner in partnership with Police.

Contacts = Number of individuals contacted by officers and confirmed by self-admission or other means to be homeless. Not all contacts were involved in a citeable or arrestable criminal offense or accepted humanitarian service of shelter, medical, or mental health assistance.

Service Resistance/Arrests = Individual is arrested, cited, or a long form complaint is filed. Individual was contacted in commission of a crime or citable offense. If it was a felony or a warrant individual was arrested. Any minor misdemeanor or city code offenses individual is offered services of housing, CBI, etc. in lieu of a cite or being arrested. Individual declines services and is arrested or issued a citation.

Service Acceptance = No crime or criminal activity is occurring. Individual is contacted and is offered shelter, medical, or mental health services and accepts placement into one of these services. Individual is transported to CBI by officer, Navigators are called and transport individual for shelter, or fire transports subject to an appropriate facility.

See for more information about Help for the Homeless.

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 \"citydata-mesaaz-gov/homeless-outreach-project-hop-police-w8ps-9kpk\".\"homeless_outreach_project_hop_police\"
    LIMIT 100 

See the Splitgraph documentation for more information.

  • homeless_outreach_project_hop_police
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