Heat mapping, from a GIS perspective, is a method of showing the geographic clustering of a phenomenon.
With most adults carrying mobile devices that have GPS tracking capabilities, mapping our movements has never been easier.
GIS is being used to better understand current and potentially future patterns of vandalism.
The use of GIS and spatial analysis has become an important tool in understanding crime patterns.
This article takes a look at methods which demonstrate the wide and growing field of crime prevention utilizing spatial and GIS approaches.