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Analyzing Crime Patterns : Frontiers of Practice - Victor Goldsmith

Paperback Published: 18th November 1999
ISBN: 9780761919414
Number Of Pages: 200

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This volume shows how state-of-the-art geographic information systems (GIS), used to display patterns of crime to stimulate effective strategies and decision-making, are revolutionizing urban law enforcement. The contributors present expert information for understanding and successfully employing the latest technologies in this field.

Introduction: Operational Imperatives and Intellectual Cautionary Tales
Using a Geographic Information System for Tactical Crime Analysis
The NYPD COMPSTAT Process
Mapping for Analysis, Evaluation and Accountability
Filter, Fears and Photos
Speculations and Explorations in the Geography of Crime
The Spatial Analysis of Crime
What Social Scientists Have Learned
Analyzing Crime Hot Spots in New York
Finding Crime Hot Spots through Repeat Address Mapping
Exploratory Data Analysis of Crime Patterns
Preliminary Findings from the Bronx
Identifying Crime Hot Spots Using Kernel Smoothing
The Utility of Standard Deviation Ellipses for Evaluating Hot Spots
Crime and Facilities
Crime, Space and Place
An Analysis of Crime Patterns in Brooklyn
Crime in Public Housing
Two-Way Diffusion Effects in Surrounding Neighborhoods
The Bronx and Chicago
Street Robbery in the Environs of Rapid Transit Stations
Schools and Crime
Tools for Spatial Analysis
Evaluating Statistical Software for Analyzing Crime Patterns and Trends
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ISBN: 9780761919414
ISBN-10: 0761919414
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 18th November 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.93  x 1.09
Weight (kg): 0.35

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