Crime Analysis With Crime Mapping / Edition 3

Crime Analysis With Crime Mapping / Edition 3

by Rachel Boba Santos
ISBN-10:
1452202710
ISBN-13:
9781452202716
Pub. Date:
02/28/2012
Publisher:
SAGE Publications

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Crime Analysis With Crime Mapping / Edition 3

In the Third Edition of Crime Analysis with Crime Mapping author Rachel Boba Santos continues to provide a basic introduction to the field of crime analysis for students and practitioners, covering its history, key concepts, data, and techniques. Instead of focusing on specific technology or the use of it, the text focuses on fundamental concepts and their practical application as well as illustrative examples. As the only introductory core text book for crime analysis, this comprehensive text is used across the country to provide a foundation for students looking to enter the field as well as is the book that every crime analyst should read and have on the shelf for review and reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452202716
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/28/2012
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 583,693
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Rachel Boba Santos is a professor at Radford University in the Department of Criminal Justice. She works with police departments and crime analysts. She conducts experimental and applied research on place-based and offender-based police crime reduction strategies, stratified policing, crime analysis, community engagement, and police use of force.

Table of Contents

Preface
PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF CRIME ANALYSIS
Chapter 1: Crime Analysis and the Profession
Chapter 2: Theoretical Foundations of Crime Analysis
Chapter 3: Effectiveness of Police in Reducing Crime and the Role of Crime Analysis
PART II: CRIME ANALYSIS PROCESS, DATA, AND PURPOSE
Chapter 4: Crime Analysis Process and Application
Chapter 5: Crime Analysis Data
Chapter 6: Geographic Data and Crime Mapping
Chapter 7: Crime Analysis Purpose and Audience
PART III: TACTICAL CRIME ANALYSIS
Chapter 8: Repeat Incidents and Tactical Data Collection
Chapter 9: Pattern Identification Process
Chapter 10: Identifying Meaningful and Useful Patterns
Chapter 11: Describing and Disseminating Known Patterns
PART IV: STRATEGIC CRIME ANALYSIS
Chapter 12: Analyzing Problems: Process and Statistics
Chapter 13: Analyzing Problems: Application of Techniques, Part I
Chapter 14: Analyzing Problems: Application of Techniques, Part II
Chapter 15: Strategic Crime Analysis Results and Dissemination
PART V: ADMINISTRATIVE CRIME ANALYSIS AND CONCLUSIONS
Chapter 16: Administrative Crime Analysis
Chapter 17: Conclusions, Challenges, and Future Issues
Glossary
References
Index
About the Author

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