crime analysis

Using GIS to Assess Crime Risk

Mark Altaweel

The use of GIS and spatial analysis has become an important tool in understanding crime patterns.

Is GIS Use in Crime Analysis Effective at Curbing Crime?

Caitlin Dempsey

A new study by researchers at Sam Houston State University found that the use of GIS is widespread in analyzing crime ...

Crime Mapping and Analysis

Caitlin Dempsey

The advent of easy-to-use GIS applications has allowed crime mapping and analysis to flourish within law enforcement agencies.

Geographic Profiling

Caitlin Dempsey

The geographic profiling concept proposes that criminals tend to commit acts of crimes within a comfort zone located near but not too close to their residence.