Fundamentals of Crime Mapping

Fundamentals of Crime Mapping

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A Revised and Updated Edition of a Bestselling GIS Text Fundamentals of Crime Mapping, Second Edition walks readers through the research, theories, and history of geographic information systems used in law enforcement. Practical, comprehensive, and highly accessible, the revised and updated Second Edition of this bestselling text explains the day-to-day application of crime analysis for mapping. The text is packed with relevant real-world scenarios that contextualize key concepts and reflect actual crime patterns, trends, and series. Students will develop the skills to analyze and synthesize information and transition classroom-based knowledge to careers in the fast-growing field of law enforcement. Special topics discussed include current basic mapping terminology, crime trends in rural and urban areas, the major ecological theories of crime, geographic profiling, and empirical research using crime mapping tools. The Second Edition incorporates all-new material, including new chapters on the basics of cartography and police methodologies and their impact on crime mapping, as well as all-new exercises using ArcGIS 10. Fundamentals of Crime Mapping, Second Edition helps to equip any practitioner of crime mapping and its related fields with the tools and understanding necessary to meet the challenges of the day.In the textbox, change the text to read, a€œCreated by: My Namea€ (please replace your name where My Name is). ... Resize the badge so it fits in the small white box next the bottom right of the map display. ... the map 0 How to add or insert new items to the map 0 How to resize graphics 0 How to work with text 0 How to make aanbsp;...

Title:Fundamentals of Crime Mapping
Author:Bryan Hill, Rebecca Paynich
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2013-03-18


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