About Me

I have a PhD in criminology from the University of Pennsylvania where I am currently a Postdoctoral Fellow. My research focuses on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), specifically on the effect of outdoor lighting on crime. To contact me please email jacob@crimedatatool.com.

Using This Site

This site makes it easy for people to analyze crime-related data. Select a page in the Data Tool dropdown to look at the type of data you're interested in.