One of the most productive initiatives by the NYPD was the development and implementation of CompStat into their decision making. The use of digital crime and victimization data and mapping. This was one of the guiding forces behind the turnaround of the crime epidemic in NYC under Commissioner William Bratton.
In your Module Notes under Crime Control Strategies Bureau (Links to an external site.), review the link to CompStat. Also go to the FBIs UCR (Links to an external site.), and the Bureau of Justice Statistics NCVS (Links to an external site.) pages.
You will research CompStat, the FBIs Uniform Crime Report, and the National Crime Victimization Survey. Explain how these data sources might be used to develop plans to mitigate or thwart a crime of your choice.
1. Describe the crime and its current prevalence rate in the US
2. Explain the data that you would use from each source in your plan
3. Describe a plan based upon that data you would suggest being implemented
4. Keep in mind the stakeholders, resources needed, etc.
The paper will be at least 1,000 words (4 pages) in length. APA formatting must be used; 1 margins, double-spacing, title page, reference page, Arial 11-point or Times New Roman 12-point font