My Experience with Tableau — Visualizing Defacement Crime in New York City (2014 to 2018)

Sanchit Kumar
Oct 29, 2018 · 9 min read

Introduction

The Idea

Source: https://unsplash.com/photos/HxwdZ7vLwaY

The Inspiration

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/projects/crime/homicides/map
Source: https://maps.nyc.gov/crime/
Source: https://www.statista.com/statistics/191219/reported-violent-crime-rate-in-the-usa-since-1990/

Materials

Tools –

Dataset –

Process

Cleaning up the data

Transferring the data into Tableau

Analyzing the data + Creating Visualizations

Results

Please access my tableau project — Defacement Crime in NYC (Year 2014 to 2018)

Dashboard — Defacement Crime in New York City

Visualization 1: Number of Defacement Crimes Reported in NYC

Number of Defacement Crimes Reported in NYC (2014 to 2017)

Visualization 2: Average Resolution Time for Defacement Crimes in NYC

Average Resolution Time for Defacement Crimes in NYC (2014 to 2018)

Visualizations 3: Defacement Crime Map of NYC

Defacement Crime Map of NYC (2014 to 2018)

Reflection & Future Directions

References

Sanchit Kumar

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UX Designer/Researcher — HFI Certified Usability Analyst, Vice President of UXPA@Pratt, MS Information Experience Design Student, Pratt Institute

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