No matter how persuasive, numbers frequently remain in the abstract. I used data visualisation to fill the gap between raw data and human comprehension. I turned numbers into visual stories by using dynamic charts, graphs, and interactive maps, which helped me understand the data better.
Geospatial analysis : I learned that geography is essential to comprehending social phenomena. I was able to see the gunshots’ geographic spread by mapping out the incidences. The resulting scatter plot clearly showed clusters in particular areas, which brought up significant issues regarding the underlying causes of these patterns.
Examining the data through the lens of demographics was both illuminating and disheartening. Disparities based on race and gender became glaringly evident.
Understanding Armed Status and Threat Types :
It is essential to comprehend the conditions around these situations. To obtain understanding, threat categories and armed status were examined. The weapons used in shootings were thoroughly examined to shed light on them. The scatter plot comparing threat kinds to age, meanwhile, provided a multidimensional viewpoint.
Body Cameras and Mental Health Factors :
Additionally, the use of body cams and the significance of mental health in these situations were investigated. The use of body cameras was depicted in the pie charts in an engaging way, underscoring the importance of transparency. Similar to this, discussions on the difficulties people with mental health issues encounter spurred by our analysis of incidences related to mental health.