How Denver Will Analyze Data to Prevent Crime

Denver’s public safety officials want to know what drives crime trends in neighborhoods and how to stop it from happening in the first place. They plan to dig into the nitty gritty data available through the U.S. Census Bureau and their own crime analytics to figure it out. Then, they want to recruit city agencies to help address the underlying issues.


Murder Rates Dropping in 2018: A Preliminary Analysis

The NYU’s Brennan Center calculates that murder rates in America’s 29 largest cities will drop by 7.6 percent over the previous year; falling off to levels approximately equal to 2015 rates. Notably, the report projects a 35 percent decline in homicides in San Francisco, 23.2 percent in Chicago, and 20.9 percent in Baltimore.