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Crime Mapping

  • By: Margaret Leland Smith
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to law enforcement problems is called crime mapping. The availability of personal desktop computers and GIS software in the 1990s allowed law enforcement agencies to produce digital versions of the pin ...

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