New York Arrest Analysis

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Analysis of New York Arrest Data Xinxin He St.John’s University Every state of United States has its own system to publish crime statistic of arrests. Annually they publish data of different criminal information. The New York City Police Department records this by managing on race. The NYPD reports contain the information about the crime victims’ race that was interviewed by the police officer, arrested suspects, and the victims’ description of the non-arrest suspects is also including in the reports. The emphasis of statistic from Uniform Crime Report public system is showing the total arrests, the arrests of the age under 18, and over 18. Both of NYPD’s and Uniform Crime Report’s records management system publish detailed data…show more content…
I thought it would be similar, but it surprised me. Arrest rates from NYPD for Black are higher than the arrest rates from Uniform Crime Reports. Also, the rates for minorities are much higher. However, the rates for White in NYPD reports are actually lower than Uniform Crime Reports. For example, in 2008 White arrestees were only 5.5% in NYPD. But in Uniform Crime Reports, the White arrestees accounted for 41.7%. How it is so big different between two reports? It is confusing. The large gap between two reports has made me thinking about if are there any…show more content…
Especially the criminal pollution of young offenders has deceased a lot. References 2008 NYPD. (n. d) Crime Report. Got from October 25, 2013 http://home2.nyc.gov/html/nypd/downloads/pdf/analysis_and_planning/2008_year_end_enforcement_report.pdf 2009 NYPD. (n. d) Crime Report. Retrieved October 25, 2013 http://home2.nyc.gov/html/nypd/downloads/pdf/analysis_and_planning/YearsEnd2009enforcementReport.pdf Table 43.(n. d) .-Crime in the United States 2008. Got from October 25.2013 http://2.www.fbi.gov/ucr/cius2008/data/table_43html Table 43.(n. d) .-Crime in the United States 2009. Got from October 25.2013
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