Weekly and monthly graphs for monitoring crime patterns (SPSS Statistics)

I was recently asked for some code to show how I created the charts in my paper, Tables and Graphs for Monitoring Crime Patterns (Pre-print can be seen here). I cannot share the data used in the paper, but I can replicate them with some other public data. I will use calls for service...  Continue reading Weekly and monthly graphs for monitoring crime patterns (SPSS Statistics)

Using the Google Distance API in SPSS – plus some EDA of travel time versus geographic distance

The other day I had a conversation with a colleague about calculating travel time distances and comparing them to actual geographic distances (aka as the crow flies). Being unfamiliar with the Network add-on in ArcGIS I figured I would take a stab at this task with the Google Distance API.   Continue reading Using the Google Distance API in SPSS – plus some EDA of travel time versus geographic distance