Mapping and Analysing Crime Data: Lessons from Research and Practice

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Alex Hirschfield, Kate Bowers
CRC Press, Apr 26, 2001 - Law - 312 pages
One of the key methods of reducing and dealing with criminal activity is to accurately gauge and then analyse the geographical distribution of crime (from small scale to large scale areas). Once the police and government know what areas suffer most from criminal activity they can assess why this is the case and then deal with it in the most effecti
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
Crime mapping and applied research
9
Local authority applications
93
GIS in the police and emergency services
137
International perspectives
185
Practical considerations what can we expect of GIS?
223
Index
269
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