Race and Gender of Criminals and Victims in Law and Order
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The Face of Crime During Prime Time: Evidence from Law and Order

Data

We coded the race and gender of criminals and victims in shows from three popular Law & Order series---Original Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

To contextualize the race and gender distribution in the shows, we assembled relevant data for the years the shows were on air from the census, FBI's Uniform Crime Reports, the National Crime Victimization Survey, and NYC enforcement data:

Analysis and Write-up

Authors

Gaurav Sood and Daniel Trielli

Contribute to the project

If you see an inconsistency in the data, or have a suggestion, or some data that you would like to contribute to the project, please create a pull request or open an issue.

License

Released under CC BY 2.0.