A look at the data from Mapping Police Violence.
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Author: eamoncaddigan <eamon.caddigan@gmail.com>
Date:   Mon, 21 Dec 2015 15:26:34 -0500

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diff --git a/police-violence.Rmd b/police-violence.Rmd @@ -0,0 +1,28 @@ +--- +title: "Mapping Police Violence" +author: "Eamon Caddigan" +date: "December 21, 2015" +output: html_document +--- + +[Mapping Police Violence](http://mappingpoliceviolence.org/) just released [their 2015 Police Violence Report](http://mappingpoliceviolence.org/2015/), along with the data supporting it. + +One of the most stunning conclusions of the original report is the finding that community violence does not predict police violence. This disproves a common narrative that police are simply responding to violence in kind, and suggests that department policy plays a role in police behavior. + +![Police Violence and Community Violence are Independent Issues](MPV-community-police-violence.jpg) + +```{r} +library(readxl) +library(dplyr) +library(ggplot2) + +mpvData <- read_excel("MPVDatasetDownload-83zj.xlsx", sheet = 1) +``` + +You can also embed plots, for example: + +```{r, echo=FALSE} +plot(cars) +``` + +Note that the `echo = FALSE` parameter was added to the code chunk to prevent printing of the R code that generated the plot.