ShotSpotter data on gunfire incidents

ShotSpotter acoustic sensors detect the sound of gunfire and record the precise timestamp as well as the triangulated location of all gunfire incidents in a covered area.

These data were obtained for academic research. You are welcome to use these data for your own research; if you do, please cite the following papers:

Carr, Jillian B., and Jennifer L. Doleac. 2018. “Keep the Kids Inside? Juvenile Curfews and Urban Gun Violence.” Review of Economics and Statistics, 100(4): 609-618.

Carr, Jillian B., and Jennifer L. Doleac. 2016. “The geography, incidence, and underreporting of gun violence: new evidence using ShotSpotter data.” Brookings Research Paper.

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