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Tactical Crime Analysis: Research and Investigation / Edition 1

Tactical Crime Analysis: Research and Investigation / Edition 1

by Derek J. Paulsen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901420086972
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/13/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Derek J. Paulsen is currently an associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Police Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. Dr. Paulsen has published numerous articles dealing with crime mapping and crime analysis issues. Dan Helms is a private consultant working for various defense and law enforcement agencies. He is the former program manager of the Crime Mapping and Analysis Program (CMAP), a program of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, NIJ. Sean Bair is the president of Bair Software Inc.; a Colorado based software company dedicated to providing consulting, training and cutting-edge solutions to the law enforcement, intelligence, and defense communities.

Table of Contents

Part I

Introduction of Crime Analysis

Understanding Criminal Behavior

Behavioral Geography

Exploring Crime Types

Linking Crime

Temporal Analysis

Geographic Profiling

Forecasting and Prediction


Part II

Getting Started

Identify Patterns Using the IZE Method (Process Models)

Minimize and Maximize — IZE method

The Behavioral Dimension: Describing the Problem

The Temporal Dimension

The Spatial Dimension



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