All data provided by Transparent Five-O has been compiled from public records requested and received from the associated agency and is provided as a public service. We are not responsible for errors contained in those public records.

Some jurisdictions are violating California’s public records law and are refusing to provide names or other requested compensation information. In those cases, we have worked to provide as much information as we have received. A list of violators may be found here.

Government jurisdictions in California do not maintain sworn law enforcement officials’ records in a uniform fashion. As such, and to help make the data easier to collect, store, and comprehend by providing a Wiki-style public information tracking system.