A look into heroin related arrests spanning almost 2 decades. The data is collected by the Chicago Police Department and available at Chicago Data Portal – Public Safety section. Click on static maps below to enlarge and/or play animation.
Full city map of all incidents.
West Side of Chicago. Heroin enforcement in the west side is so dense that city blocks are fully illuminated by incident reports.
West Side of Chicago over-time animation (Geo Temporal map). Interesting migration patterns can be seen here.
South Side of Chicago (2133x2917px).
South Side of Chicago over-time animation.
Over the last two decades CPD’s enforcement of heroin has gone down.
A visualization of gun related incident reports from the Chicago Police Department. Primary crime types of robbery, battery, and assault with the use of a handgun. Time range used 2010 through 2018. To get access to the data, visit here https://data.cityofchicago.org/
A look into downtown Chicago’s purse snatching and pocket picking. The data was gathered by the Chicago Police Department, and filtered by crime incident descriptor. Data is from here data.cityofchicago.org. Carto was used to create the maps below. The time range is from 2001 through 2018.
Data is from https://data.cityofchicago.org. Chicago police department’s crime incident reports were filtered to contain descriptors of Aggravated Handgun, and Armed Handgun. Maps were rendered using Carto.
Visualizing the decline of Chicago prostitution from the eyes of the police department. The time range used spans from 2001 through 2017. The data was filtered from data.cityofchicago.org. Below is a Torque/Geo Temporal Map which animates over time using 67,690 total incident reports, each report with a primary crime type of prostitution. Beneath that is a cumulative heat map. And lastly, a map created attempting to show the migration of enforcement over years.
Attempting to visualize the chaotic migrations of CPD’s heroin related incident reports.
The heat and geo-temporal maps below represent Chicago Police Department’s primary crime type of narcotics, and a description containing heroin. The date range is 2001 through June 2017. Dataset downloaded from data.cityofchicago.org.