An Analysis of Police Killings in the U.S. in 2015-2016

An Analysis of Police Killings in the U.S. in 2015-2016



“Working with Data”- Develop Intimacy with your data.

Review the data from the exercise: “Police Killings” Exercise located at the following link: Working With Data

You can do the exercise in excel or you are welcome to take advantage of code already available in analyzing the data:

The R-code used to analyze this data is here:…

You are encouraged to run the R code. Chose any one of these kernels and explain their analysis.


Please complete your findings and summarize as a powerpoint slide. Use the same powerpoint template as the one used for the lecture. Write your name and ID number, attach and submit before the deadline.


On Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 9:32 AM George maina <> wrote:

Please highlight your approach to the homework for Chapter 4: Exercises

DEVELOPING INTIMACY WITH YOUR DATA, “Police Killings” – How do you plan to approach the questions.


Answer preview:

There are many people that were killed in the U.S by the police during the period 2015-2016. This paper analyses the statistics of those people that were killed by the police and other law enforcement agencies during that time.

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