Event Title

Investigation and Exploration of Charlotte Homicides

Presenter Information

Ivette Jimenez

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

College

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Location

SMSU Event Center BC

Faculty Mentor

Dr. Gisela Bichler

Start Date

5-16-2019 9:30 AM

End Date

5-16-2019 11:00 AM

Abstract

Prior to 2014, the city of Charlotte, NC was experiencing significant declines in rates of violent offending. Since then, the city has experiences a 102% increase i the number of homicides. Many, governments officials and scholars are unable to communicated why this crime and others have drastically changed recently. This research explores the conundrum and shine light of homicides. Emphasis will be placed on developing innovate visualization tools to communicate these homicides. Data regarding the 87 homicides in 2017 was collected to examine differing relationships to gain a deeper understanding of the spatial locations of these crimes.

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May 16th, 9:30 AM May 16th, 11:00 AM

Investigation and Exploration of Charlotte Homicides

SMSU Event Center BC

Prior to 2014, the city of Charlotte, NC was experiencing significant declines in rates of violent offending. Since then, the city has experiences a 102% increase i the number of homicides. Many, governments officials and scholars are unable to communicated why this crime and others have drastically changed recently. This research explores the conundrum and shine light of homicides. Emphasis will be placed on developing innovate visualization tools to communicate these homicides. Data regarding the 87 homicides in 2017 was collected to examine differing relationships to gain a deeper understanding of the spatial locations of these crimes.