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Questions tagged [crime]

For questions about data related to crime records, crime prevention, criminology.

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Crime Data in Canada

Does anybody have any idea where I might find data regarding crime in Canada or whether or not this data even exists?
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Are there any GIS crime datasets open to public?

I am wondering if there is any online resource where GIS crime data are freely available to public. I am interested in shapefiles representing, for instance, neighborhoods, census tracts, location of (...
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Unsolved murder GIS datasets

does anyone know if there are any datasets published regarding unsolved serial murders within the United States?
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Where can I find detailed data about crimes in Italy?

Where can I find detailed data about crimes committed in Italy? The data set should contain at least the following variables: Type of crime: Year: Municipality: Criminal: Victim: Ethnicity of ...
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Data set request on domestic violence and the health and economic impacts it has

I am a student and have an assignment on the health and economic impacts of domestic violence. I need a "data set" on domestic violence to run a descriptive analysis for any correlation if any between ...
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Is there a crime statistics by city in Ukraine?

I'm searching for a crime statistics by city in Ukraine, especially murder rate. The other crime statistics are also good, though. I couldn't find it in English, so it would be welcomed if it is in ...
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Unsolved murder rates by country/state/municipality

I have read on Hacker News today that The overall solution rate for murder in the US is about 65%. In big cities with dubious police leadership, the solution rate for murder can be under 50%. (...
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Geocoding of Chicago crime data

The City of Chicago publishes some rich crime data, available e.g. here: https://catalog.data.gov/dataset/crimes-2001-to-present-398a4 The address of event crime is partly obscured, so as to read ...
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Crimes by Block Group for state of Michigan

Is there any crime rate information by Census block group available for Michigan state? Possibly in the for of crime count/amount per block group?
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Sub-city-level data on criminal behavior – without relying on crime reports?

I am attempting to measure what proportion of crimes committed lead to arrests in Chicago, and whether that rate varies in different parts of the city. I'd like to do this with without relying on ...
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Violent/Non-Violent News Headlines from the Past

Looking for data on news headline grouped by crime type: violent vs nonviolent; for 1993 and 2013 or 2014.
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Obtaining data sets for solved murder

Ii'd like to do a research project & developing an application which requires a data set of solved murders. Ideally containing: Something unique to the case, like an ID. Solved / unsolved and a ...
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Australian Crime Data

Is there a place that I can get Australian crime data? I was hoping to get a database (or at least be able to crawl such a page) where it is in the format of: [date, incident, location]. The closest ...
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Murder rate by city/state in Germany?

I would like to know the murder rate by city/state in Germany. For example, in Berlin the murder rate per 100,000 people is 1.3, in Hamburg it is 0.9, etc etc... I don't mind if it is murder or ...
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NYC Crime Dataset

I am looking for detailed dataset for NYC Crime similar to the one of Chicago. This dataset doesn't contain a lot of information on when/where and what kind of crimes happened at NYC.
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Statistics of the yearly amount of beds in private prisons in the US

I'm seeking a list of how many prisoners got incarnated in each year in the US by private prisons compared to state-run facilities. Is such a list publically available?
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Violent crime statistics involving guns

I'm looking for datasets that contain violent crime stats involving guns. I've googled but have only found organized and graphed the data and I woulda prefer raw data that I can aggregate. Thanks
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Infanticide rate, divided by the sex of the murderer

Ideally the data would include a cross-section of countries. Spinelli (2008) writes on p.xx "Although infanticide may be viewed as an act of child abuse (Lowenstein 1997), and males are responsible ...
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European crime data with spatial coordinates

I am looking for prostitution arrest and drug arrest data for a couple of major cities in Western Europe. So cities such as Paris, Rome, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Berlin, etc. Ideally the data would have ...
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# of people convicted of a felony within a census tract? (USA)

I am trying to find any of the following counted by some small geographical unit like census tract or block: --number of arrests per year (maybe by crime type?) within each area --number of ...
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Parking Tickets\Citations (impersonified) data for USA cities

i've been trying to find data on Parking Tickets/Citations for US cities. but it looks like it's really a rare occurrence for just a couple of cities like NY, Baltimore and Toronto My search was ...
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Where can I find criminal data with basic info?

Where can I find a database that compiles US/world criminal data with basic description of the crime? (Preferably with keyword search function) For example, something like: Crime: homicide Year: 20xx ...
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Data about completed prison term by country

I'm looking data (preferentially free and open data but I can afford small payments) by country worldwide on the percent of population that have completed a prison sentence or were sentenced. I only ...
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Individual-level open geographic data on international human trafficking

I was actually trying to find some open source data on human trafficking. Basically, I was looking for any individual level data where say an individual was picked up by some law enforcement agency ...
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Where can I find adult abduction victim statistics for the United States?

Usually, I can go to the National Crime Victimization Survey's Website for victimization data, but adult abductions are so rare that the Survey doesn't have a category for them.
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Crime rate data for American cities

I'm writing a paper and I'm interested in monthly crime rates in American cities. The FBI database contains only yearly crime rates and it stops at 2012 (http://www.ucrdatatool.gov/), and each ...
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Police Misconduct dataset?

Anyone know where I can find a good dataset on police misconducts? I'd like something similar to what RAND current has out on its policemisconduct.org site, but it looks like its pretty much a Twitter ...
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Police precinct jurisdiction data for joining UCR with census

The FBI Uniform Crime Report (UCR) contains crime data by individual police agency: http://www.ucrdatatool.gov/. These agencies have jurisdiction over a town or city, but for any particular city, ...
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Does anyone know of a U.S. city that has crime data with location?

More specifically I want to repeat this study for another city than Chicago: http://blog.uber.com/chicagotaxicrime The data for Chicago: https://data.cityofchicago.org/Public-Safety/Crimes-2001-to-...
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US arrest data in 2010 by race and county

Can some help locate me to where arrest data in 2010 by county and race of arrestee is available? I've been looking at FBI Crime Statistics data but haven't had much luck so far. However, a paper i've ...
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Looking for Arrests Data at a state level across years

I just find out that R comes with a data about arrests in the US on its base package USArrests. This is a interesting data but only for the year 1973. Anybody knows if there is another package with a ...
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Open database of PCI-DSS violations

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard forces merchants who want to work with Visa/MasterCard/etc to have a firewall, encrypt passwords, send card numbers over HTTPS, etc. Is there a ...
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Real-time gunshot detection data?

Was curious whether anyone had successfully obtained access to streaming data from any municipality that uses a "shots fired" detection system like this one. According to their own documentation, the ...
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How to normalize the data when mapping crime reports?

Most maps using count of reports of crime end up being maps of the population density of cities. An attractive response would be to turn these counts into a rate, but a rate per what? Most commonly, ...