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Crime Analysis With Crime Mapping

Third Edition


May 2012 | 352 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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Crime Analysis with Crime Mapping, Third Edition continues to provide a basic introduction to the field of crime analysis for students and practitioners, covering its history, key concepts, data, and techniques. Instead of focusing on specific technology or the use of it, the text focuses on fundamental concepts and their practical application as well as illustrative examples. As the only introductory core text book for crime analysis, this comprehensive text is used across the country to provide a foundation for students looking to enter the field as well as is the book that every crime analyst should read and have on the shelf for review and reference.

 
Preface
 
PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF CRIME ANALYSIS
 
Chapter 1: Crime Analysis and the Profession
 
Chapter 2: Theoretical Foundations of Crime Analysis
 
Chapter 3: Effectiveness of Police in Reducing Crime and the Role of Crime Analysis
 
PART II: CRIME ANALYSIS PROCESS, DATA, AND PURPOSE
 
Chapter 4: Crime Analysis Process and Application
 
Chapter 5: Crime Analysis Data
 
Chapter 6: Geographic Data and Crime Mapping
 
Chapter 7: Crime Analysis Purpose and Audience
 
PART III: TACTICAL CRIME ANALYSIS
 
Chapter 8: Repeat Incidents and Tactical Data Collection
 
Chapter 9: Pattern Identification Process
 
Chapter 10: Identifying Meaningful and Useful Patterns
 
Chapter 11: Describing and Disseminating Known Patterns
 
PART IV: STRATEGIC CRIME ANALYSIS
 
Chapter 12: Analyzing Problems: Process and Statistics
 
Chapter 13: Analyzing Problems: Application of Techniques, Part I
 
Chapter 14: Analyzing Problems: Application of Techniques, Part II
 
Chapter 15: Strategic Crime Analysis Results and Dissemination
 
PART V: ADMINISTRATIVE CRIME ANALYSIS AND CONCLUSIONS
 
Chapter 16: Administrative Crime Analysis
 
Chapter 17: Conclusions, Challenges, and Future Issues
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Index
 
About the Author

Appropriate for survey-level coursework, as a refresher for established analysts, or as an orientation tool for those just entering / thinking of entering into the field.

Mr James Forrest Hadley
General Studies Dept, Northwest Christian Univ
February 16, 2016

It supports the curriculum I have developed for my course, and provides real world applications of theories and practices.

Mr John Ward
Sch Of Social Sci Human Svcs, Ramapo College
August 21, 2013

Mulling over whether this should be essential or recommended at this stage. The only issue is that it is based on the USA and I would really prefer something where the emphasis is more on the UK

Mr Bob Lyman
School of Social Studies, Northampton University
November 9, 2012

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