The current study provides a baseline, exploratory spatiotemporal analysis of violent and property crimes around the Next National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) West (NNW) development during the pre- and post-demolition periods. Five, 500-meter concentric buffers were created around the NNW site. The geographic distributions and spatial patterns of crime were statistically measured during the pre- and postdemolition periods. We observed that during the post-demolition phase, crime became more concentrated and existing crime hot spots intensified. Crime within the NNW footprint dissolved, but it remained the same in the directly adjacent buffer while the farthest buffer saw higher crime levels. The observations from the current research establish the need for additional studies to examine the social and economic environment associated with the NNW development.

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