Boba, Rachel.

Crime analysis and crime mapping / Rachel Boba. - Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2005. - xiii, 301 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction and overview -- Crime analysis defined -- The crime analysis profession -- Introduction to crime mapping -- Theory and crime analysis -- Crime analysis data -- Crime analysis technology -- Data collection and pattern identification -- Describing, analyzing, and disseminating known patterns -- Analyzing problems : definition, context, and nature of the problem -- Analyzing problems : temporal analysis, victimization, and primary data collection -- Analyzing problems : spatial analysis -- Strategic crime analysis products -- Administrative crime analysis -- Appendix A: Sample problem analysis project.

0761930922 (pbk.)

2005-006693


Crime analysis--United States.
Crime analysis--Data processing.--United States
Digital mapping--United States.
Geographic information systems--United States.

HV7936.C88 B63 2005