GIS and Crime Mapping / Edition 1

GIS and Crime Mapping / Edition 1

by Spencer Chainey, Jerry Ratcliffe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470860995

ISBN-13: 9780470860991

Pub. Date: 07/22/2005

Publisher: Wiley

"This book combines the topics of theoretical principles, GIS, analytical techniques, data processing solutions, information sharing, problem-solving approaches, map design, and organisational structures for using crime mapping for policing and crime reduction. Delivered in an accessible style, topics are covered in a manner that underpins crime mapping use in the…  See more details below

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"This book combines the topics of theoretical principles, GIS, analytical techniques, data processing solutions, information sharing, problem-solving approaches, map design, and organisational structures for using crime mapping for policing and crime reduction. Delivered in an accessible style, topics are covered in a manner that underpins crime mapping use in the three broad areas of operations, tactics and strategy." This book is essential reading for crime analysts and other professionals working in intelligence roles in law enforcement or crime reduction, at the local, regional and national government levels. It is also an excellent reference for undergraduate and Masters students taking courses in GIS, Geomatics, Crime Mapping, Crime Science, Criminal Justice and Criminology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470860991
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/22/2005
Series:
Mastering GIS: Technol, Applications & Mgmnt Series, #6
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
442
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Mapping and the criminal justice environment13
3The basics of crime mapping37
4Spatial theories of crime79
5Spatial statistics for crime analysis115
6Identifying crime hotspots145
7Mapping crime with local community data183
8Mapping and analysing change over time223
9Mapping for operational police activities257
10Tactical and investigative crime mapping applications287
11Policing the causes of crime323
12Crime map cartography353
13The management and organisation of crime mapping services389

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