• Datafile Name: New York City CrimeDownload .TXT file
  • Datafile Subject: Government, Social Science, Sociology,
  • Story names: Police Manpower and Crime,
  • Reference: S.J. Press, Some Effects of an Increase in Police Manpower in the 20th Precinct of New York City, The New York City Rand Institute, R-704-NYC, October 1971
  • Authorization: free use
  • Description: The data file contains percent changes in manpower, and seasonally adjusted changes in auto thefts and larcenies from a 27-week base period in 1966 to a 58-week experimental period in 1966-1967 when manpower assigned to the 20th Precinct in New York City was increased by about 40 percent. No experimental changes were made in other precincts. Precinct #20 is the 15th observation in the file. It lies between the Hudson River and Central Park on the south-west side of Central Park.
  • Number of Cases 25
  • Variable Names:
    1. MAN: Percent change in manpower
    2. AUTO: Percent change in weekly auto thefts (seasonally adjusted)
    3. LARC: Perent change in weekly larcenies (seasonally adjusted)
    4. DIST: District (1 Downtown, 2 Mid-town, 3 Up-town)

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