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Stopping the Frisking

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Note: This project is a continuation of previous work, see here for work done at Data Dive NYC

It was also inspired by Naomi Robbin's work with crime and stop and frisk data.

Race Contour Lines

Shows density of stops of Black, Latino, and Black Latino individuals in New York City, 2008. Contours based on frequency of stops to a given location.




Data Processing

NYPD Crime Statistics

Aggregate 2011 Stops

Shows all stops in 2011, suffers from density problem. Showing close to 700,000 stops on any map makes it difficult to see density and patterns.

density map

This map, with less opaque and smaller markers, is more revealing in identifying the hotspots for stops.

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