geographic information systems
Data Collection Notes:
The CrimeStat program and documentation are now
available from the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data at
The program is the property of, and is
copyrighted by, Ned Levine and Associates, intended for the use of law
enforcement agencies, criminal justice researchers, and educators. It
can be distributed freely for educational or research purposes, but
cannot be resold. The name CrimeStat is a registered trademark of Ned
Levine and Associates. The program must be cited correctly in any
publication or report that uses results from the program.
Programming was conducted by Ms. Haiyan Teng, Houston, Texas, Mr. Long
Doan of Doan Associates, Falls Church, Virginia, and Mr. Cahill of
Cahill Software, Ottawa, Ontario.
CrimeStat is comprised of the
CrimeStat Program (5 files), the General Sample Data Set (2 files),
the Sample Data Set for the Journey to Crime Module (3 files), the
Sample data sets for Bayesian Journey to Crime module (6 files), the
Sample Data Set for Correlated Walk Analysis Routine (4 files), the
Crime Travel Demand Tutorial (13 files), the Mode Split Accessibility
Function worksheet in Excel (1 file), and the CrimeStat Manual
(24 files). After all files have been downloaded and extracted, the
user should have 58 files.
The program must be cited correctly in any publication or report that uses results from the program. The author's suggested citation is:
Ned Levine (2010). CrimeStat: A Spatial Statistics Program for the Analysis of Crime Incident Locations (v 3.3). Ned Levine and Associates, Houston, TX, and the National Institute of Justice, Washington, DC, July.