Geographic pattern of illegal border crossings. Source: Rossmo, et al., 2008).

Using GIS to Map Drug Trafficking

Mark Altaweel

GIS has significantly aided police in crime prevention, notably in fighting drug trafficking.

Geographic Profiling of Banksy

Caitlin Dempsey

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have used spatial profiling techniques in an attempt to discover the real identity of enigmatic graffiti artist Banksy.

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.