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Mapping Crime

Monday, September 12, 2011

New York news site DNAinfo has mapped data from the New York Police Department and the U.S. Census Bureau, Murray Weiss, columnist for DNAinfo, looks at the picture it paints of NYC neighborhoods.

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Comments [5]

Angela from Manhattan

Murray! Wish you'd mentioned that it was a paid page - can't see the info without subscribing. :(

Sep. 12 2011 02:19 PM
boo from manhattan

it would be nice if the link wasn't a paid page, it's a bit useless.

Sep. 12 2011 10:44 AM
Merrill from New York

I think there may be a reporting disparity issue. Say two crimes are committed in each area. In one area, it may be called in and not resolved; in the other area it is not called in out of hopelessness. Thus, the area it is called in has a higher crime rate.

Sep. 12 2011 10:40 AM
Priya from Brooklyn

Do you have to have a subscription to DNAinfo to see the map? I can't seem to see the data for my neighborhood.

Sep. 12 2011 10:35 AM
John from NYC

Has there been a decrease of stop-and-frisk, and if so, is it related to the recent increased shootings?

Sep. 12 2011 10:34 AM

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