Data records from the NYPD Stop, Question and Frisk Database are available for download from the links provided below. Data is made available in SPSS portable file format and has been stored in a zip file archive. After downloading the zip archive must be extracted to access the SPSS portable file.
Data for the years 2003 through 2012 are provided in separate zip archives.
Record layouts and code books for each year's data are recorded in separate Excel spreadsheet format files contained in a separate Documentation zip archive downloadable via the link below. The Documentation archive also contains Statistical Notes for the data bases in text file format.
The SPPS statistical system or another statistical software package able to read the SPSS portable file format is necessary to properly access the downloaded files after they are unzipped.