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How to Use the Database

The Delaware County Homicide Database dashboard allows users to interact with the data across several variables.

Step 1: Open the filter menu by clicking on the “filter incidents” button in the top right hand corner of the screen.
Step 2: Select and de-select filters according to your preferences.
Annotated screenshot instructions: To drill down into the data, select and de-select filters by time, method, sex, and race. Quickly add all homicides involving firearms using the "Select all firearms" checkbox. Select a demographic overlay on the heat map. Note: Graphs and figures on the dashboard will change to represent your filter selections.
Step 3: Roll your mouse across data points in graphs to reveal more specific information.
Annotated screenshot instructions: Roll your mouse over particular data points on the graphs to reveal further specific information about the data.