WFYI series on Indianapolis crime features Riggs

September 03, 2015

WFYI recently published Intersections, a series that highlights Troy Riggs' innovative use of data to solve crime throughout Indianapolis.

As part of a city-wide effort to decrease crime, Riggs – who previously worked as the Indianapolis Public Safety Director prior to joining the Institute as Director of Public Safety Outreach – started to use data to analyze neighborhoods near six major intersections. Those neighborhoods are known to currently share similar problems, such as vacant housing, poverty and high rates of crime.

Read the entire story here: Intersections

Read the chapters:

Eight square miles

Smaller and smaller spaces

Starting points

Keeping a promise to himself