How to Download Crime and Accident Data from the City of Milwaukee
1). Visit the COMPASS Query and Download Website:
2). Log in with the login provided:
3). Select a geographic level. Your options are:
4). Decide which subset of the geographic level you want. For example, Police Districts are broken into 7 districts. You will need to download these individually.
5). If seeking crime data, select Wisconsin Incident Based Report (WIBR) Group A Offenses. Select “Detailed Data” (as opposed to Summary, which will give you aggregate data).
6). Choose your date range. City of Milwaukee updates this data frequently.
7). Choose format: Excel Spreadsheet
For documentation about COMPASS data, or a more detailed how-to guide, see Documentation section of this libguide.
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