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Homicides Since 2001

Total Homicides:
Single Day Max:
Daily Mean:
6,876
10
1.926310

Prostitution Arrests Since 2001

Total Arrests:
Single Day Max:
Daily Mean:
64,632
87
13.120382

Criminal Sexual Assaults Since 2001

Total Assaults:
Single Day Max:
Daily Mean:
343,303
41
4.176892

Arson Incidents Since 2001

Total Incidents:
Single Day Max:
Daily Mean:
9,368
14
2.316271

Offenses Involving Children Since 2001

Total Offenses:
Single Day Max:
Daily Mean:
35,445
127
7.021395
POINTS OF INQUIRY
  • Police and Policy
  • Jody Weis appointed police commissioner 2008
  • Gary McCarthy appointed police commissioner 2011
  • Rahm Emmanuel elected mayor in 2011
  • What does this say about policing strategy?
  • How does this data correlate with police force pay roll?

  • Community and Neighborhoods
  • How does this correlate with education spending and reform?
  • How does this data correlate with small business licenses?
  • How does this correlate with weather? Can the farmer's almanac predict crime?

Crime Descriptions