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Title Analyzing crime patterns : frontiers of practice / edited by Victor Goldsmith ... [and others]
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : Sage Publications, [2000]


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Description viii, 187 pages : illustrations, maps. ; 26cm
Contents Pt. I. Introduction Operational imperatives and intellectual cautionary tales -- 1. Using a geographic information system for tactical crime analysis -- 2. The New York Police Department COMPSTAT process : mapping for analysis, evaluation, and accountability 3. Filters, fears and photos : speculations and explorations in the geography of crime -- 4. The spatial analysis of crime : what social scientists have learned -- Pt. II. Analyzing crime hot spots in New York -- 5. Finding crime hot spots through repeat address mapping -- 6. Exploratory data analysis of crime patterns : preliminary findings from the Bronx -- 7. Identifying crime hot spots using Kernel smoothing -- 8. The utility of standard deviation ellipses -- Pt. III. Crime and facilities -- 9. Crime, space and place : an analysis of crime patterns in Brooklyn -- 10. Crime in public housing : two-way diffusion effects in surrounding neighborhoods -- 11. The Bronx and Chicago : street robbery in the environs of rapid transit stations -- 12. Schools and crime -- Pt. IV. Tools for spatial analysis -- 13. Evaluating statistical software for analyzing crime patterns and trends
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Crime analysis -- United States -- Data processing.
Crime analysis -- United States.
Criminal statistics -- United States.
Criminology -- United States.
Geographic information systems.
Spatial behavior -- United States.
Author Goldsmith, Victor.
LC no. bbb99006533
ISBN 0761919406
0761919414 (paperback)