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Published by IGI Global .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Criminal investigation & detection,
  • Geographical information systems (GIS),
  • Information Technology,
  • Digital mapping,
  • Computers - General Information,
  • Law,
  • Securities,
  • Information Storage & Retrieval,
  • Data processing,
  • Murder - General,
  • Crime analysis,
  • Geographic information systems

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8854853M
ISBN 101591404533
ISBN 109781591404538

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Geographic Information Analysis, Second Edition is fully updated to keep pace with the most recent developments of spatial analysis in a geographic information systems (GIS) environment. Still focusing on the universal aspects of this science, this revised edition includes new coverage on geovisualization and mapping as well as recent developments using local by: Geographic Information Systems and Crime Analysis by Fahui Wang. Computerized crime mapping or GIS in law enforcement agencies has experienced rapid growth, particularly since the mid s. There has also been increasing interests in GIS analysis of crime from various academic fields including criminology, geography, urban planning, information science and others. Law enforcement is transitioning towards seeing information in a visual means rather than by using tabular data. This technique is called geographic information systems (GIS) and it is helping to meet the needs of citizens and governmental : $ 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, Cited by:

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Geographic information systems in police practice: As a data management system, geographic information system has become especially important during the last two decades due to availability of modern information technology to general public and also to numerous police systems worldwide [27]. This chapter discusses the uses of a geographic information system (GIS) for tactical crime analysis. A tactical crime analysis GIS is built on the assumption that police managers and line officers need access to timely and accurate information for problem solving. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 27 cm: Contents: GIS as a communication process: experiences from the Milwaukee COMPASS Project / Jochen Albrecht, James Pingel --Interjurisdictional law enforcement data sharing issues: benefits of the use of geo-spatial technologies and barriers to . Geographic information systems and crime mapping in criminal justice agencies. In A. Pattavina (Ed.), Information technology and the criminal justice system (pp. ). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: /n7. Pattavina, April. "Geographic Information Systems and Crime Mapping in Criminal Justice Agencies.".