Hate Crime Reporting in Washington DC

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Project Name Hate Crime Reporting in Washington DC
Implemented by: NBC Washington
Project Website http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Map-Shows-Every-Hate-Crime-Reported-in-DC-in-2016-429736273.html
Tool(s) used: Carto, Datawrapper
Country/Countries: United States
Supports Peacebuilding Theme(s): Countering Hate Crime

Project Description

On June 20, 2017, NBC Washington produced a report on the rise of hate crimes in Washington, DC. After obtaining data from Washington DC police, the team visualized the information on a Carto map and provided follow-up visualizations using Datawrapper. The data did not include any crimes that happened on federal land or universities.

The Carto Map

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The live visualization can be found here.

The Datawrapper visualization

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The news article was created to Inform Audiences about the increase in hate crimes in DC, especially those the targeting immigrants and Muslims.