Kansas City, Missouri

Reducing Violent Crime through Social Network Analysis-based Offender Targeting

Site Overview


Kansas City Police Department

Research Partner

Kenneth J. Novak, Ph.D., University of Missouri–Kansas City

Primary Focus

Violent Crime

SPI Strategy

Social network analysis, Offender-based policing

Funded Year


Site Profile

Mid-sized urban area of 314.95 sq. miles with a population of 464,073