Frequently Asked Questions

The information contained in the Brady List is considered 'public' and is made available pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act [FOIA] 5 U.S.C. §552 and the Privacy Act 5 U.S.C. §552(a).

Case Law supporting the distribution of the Brady List are Brady v. Maryland 373 U.S. 83, Giglio v. United States 405 U.S. 150, and Jencks v. United States 353 U.S. 657.

Yes, absolutely; however, it is considerably harder to get US Federal Organizations to participate voluntarily; so, the majority of individual LEOs listed is shorter and most often 'not validated'.

Yes, the 'platform' is already configured for every country in the world and is set to handle any number of languages.

BUT...the authorities [Laws] do not necessarily exist; and, our organization has not yet grown in capacity to include other nations.

Yes, communicate with us through our contact forms and we will greatly appreciate your assistance.

Simple data entry is our primary need.

No, absolutely not. This effort will be privately supported; or, it will be paid for by those who are obligated to publish the Brady List. The People will never be expected to support this effort.

However, if you would like to support those who have supported us...please consider supporting the following organizations:

Glossary of Terms

One of the highest priorities of this project is to standardize the reporting requirements for a Brady List; and, the other is to standardize the terms used in the reporting.

Date: This field is to display the earliest know date of offense by the individual. This field is NOT intended to display the date the individual was added to the Brady List.

Brady Offense: This is a standardized list of categorized terms [with definitions] that is used to generally classify the nature of offenses committed by individuals on their respective lists.

Do Not Call: This field is the date that an officer was designated a 'do not call' individual in accordance with the original offense.

Terminated: This field is the date that an individual was terminated as a result of this individual or cumulative offenses.

Employer: This field is the name of the employer of the individual at the time the Brady Offense is found to have occurred.

Official Statement: This field is entered by either the LEOrg(s) or the Reporting Authority as a greater explanation of the activities that surrounded the offense and the finding of the investigation surrounding the offense.

Supporting Document(s): LEOrg(s) or Reporting Authorties are welcome to attach other relevant data that may be considered useful by the Court in determining this individuals competency and reliability to offer testimony.

 

 

Official:

This data and corresponding information is provided by either the Law Enforcement Organization [LEOrg] or the directly connected Prosecutor's Office of a particular jurisdiction.

Validated:

This data and corresponding information is not provided by either the Law Enforcement Organization [LEOrg] nor the directly connected Prosecutor's Office of a particular jurisdiction; but, is confirmed by one, or both, of those organizations.

This may occur when an officer's behavior is made public prior to a formal finding and assignment of 'Brady' status.

Not Validated:

This data and corresponding information is not provided by either the Law Enforcement Organization [LEOrg] nor the directly connected Prosecutor's Office of a particular jurisdiction; and, is not confirmed by either of those organizations.

This may occur when an officer's behavior is made public regardless of a formal finding and assignment of 'Brady' status.

Click here to view the entire epistemology of Brady Offenses.