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  1. 1. #StopandFrisk Anna Prohl
  2. 2. The Data •  n=5213 tweets •  97.83% in English •  Collection Range: 1/14/14 – 2/25/14 Visualiza(on  courtesy  of  www.Cartodb.com  
  3. 3. It’s  all  about   New  York.     Visualiza(on  courtesy  of  www.wordle.net    
  4. 4. Twitter connects people talking about stop-and-frisk Visualiza(on  produced  in  Gephi  
  5. 5. h@p://www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/html/home/home.shtml   The NYPD has published their stop-and- frisk data from 2003-2013 online.
  6. 6. 85% of people frisked by the NYPD from 2003 to 2012 were Black or Hispanic.
  7. 7. “I think we disproportionately stop whites too much. And minorities too little.” – Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, WOR, June 28, 2013.  
  8. 8. Where?
  9. 9. Visualizing  Race:  Brownsville  vs.  Manha@an   Maps  generated  using  Social  Explorer   Percentage  of   total  popula(on   that  iden(fied  as   “Black  or  African   American  Alone”   on  the  2010   census.    
  10. 10. “It’s not racially driven profiling, it’s crime driven profiling.”- Newark Police Director Quote: http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/03/is-stop-and-frisk-worth-it/358644/
  11. 11. “Stop-and-Frisk gets guns off the streets.” – Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg
  12. 12. Conclusions   1. #Stopandfrisk pertains to NYC. 2. Twitter connects people interested in stop-and-frisk. 3. NYPD-published data contradicts the claims of stop-and-frisk advocates: the data indicates Stop-and-frisk to be driven by racial profiling.
  13. 13. Cita(ons   NYPD  Stop-­‐and-­‐Frisk  Data   h@p://www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/html/analysis_and_planning/ stop_ques(on_and_frisk_report.shtml     Newspaper  Headlines   1.  h@p://www.ny(mes.com/2014/01/31/nyregion/de-­‐blasio-­‐stop-­‐and-­‐frisk.html?_r=0   2.  h@p://www.ny(mes.com/2013/08/13/nyregion/stop-­‐and-­‐frisk-­‐prac(ce-­‐violated-­‐ rights-­‐judge-­‐rules.html?pagewanted=all     Images   1.Bill  de  Blasio h@p://www.crainsnewyork.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/storyimage/CN/20140224/ BLOGS04/140229936/AR/0/Bill-­‐de-­‐Blasio.jpg?q=100    2.Brownsville  Grafic:  h@p:// citynoise.org/cache/preview/49988.jpg   3.  Michael  Bloomberg:  h@p://graphics8.ny(mes.com/images/2013/08/13/nyregion/ subFRISK/subFRISK-­‐ar(cleLarge.jpg  

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