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The data is provided by the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program. I only used the data for 2016 in this analysis, as the 2017 data was incomplete. Any cities that had missing values for offenses were excluded from the analysis. Only cities with a population >= 100,000 were included in the data. Crime rates are … Continue reading City/State Crime Rates (2016), Highest Rates in Larceny-Theft
[Understand that the data provided by the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program does not consist of all criminal records. The data is supplied by participating local, county, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies. Therefore, in the following analysis, the percentages should be given more consideration, assuming the UCR data is representative of the nation's … Continue reading Where Do Criminal Offenses Typically Occur? Our Homes!
The FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program is a valuable resource when it comes to crime analysis. I recently decided to investigate the question, "As the US population continues to increase, are we seeing more violent crimes being committed or less?" The data used to answer this question can be found here. In my analysis, … Continue reading US Violent Crimes Trend Downward (1997-2016)