Business demographics. Scrape review sites to determine demographics of businesses and use it to predict alcohol-related crime rates.
Mine the neighborhood social network for reports of suspicious activity and link to crime incidents.
Safe routes to school. Use demographics, crime, street lights and the road network to assess safety of route between homes and schools.
Other Topics to Explore
Categorize high crime areas.
Look for patterns related to time and date.
Relationship of crime incidents to liquor licenses.
Relationship of crime incidents to demographics.
Relationship of crime incidents to traffic flow.
Relationship of crime incidents to infrastructure.
Relationship of crime incidents to business types and land use.
Scrape yelp for reviews and mine the text to assess the demographics of the people who frequent businesses. Then, connect those demographics to business areas. This would allow for assessing the demographics of people who visit bars and restaurants.
Text mine the neighborhood social network to link reports of magazine vendors or suspicious activity to upticks in crime rates. Use social network reports to predict crime.