Questions tagged [crime]

For questions about data related to crime justice, including but not limited to criminal records, crime prevention, criminology.

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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, ...
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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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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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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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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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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.