Kansas City, Missouri

Focusing on Violent Social Networks in Hot Spots

Kansas City Police officers stand outside house

Site Overview


Kansas City Police Department

Research Partner

Kenneth J. Novak, Ph.D., University of Missouri, Kansas City and Andrew M. Fox, Ph.D., California State University, Fresno

Primary Focus

Violent Crime

SPI Strategy

Hot spot policing, Offender-based policing

Funded Year


Site Profile

Medium urban area of 314.95 sq. miles with a population of 473,373