CJ 342 Strategic Crime Analysis with GIS
Third in the GIS sequence. Focus is on specific applications for GIS in data-led policing. Students will use two software applications, ArcGIS and CrimeStat III to analyze and visualize core theories in criminology. The class will use GIS to examine early theories of: social disorganization, broken windows, environmental criminology and geographic profiling. Also focuses on statistical approaches for crime analysis using GIS, e.g., hot spot analysis, kernel density estimation, distance analysis and spatial distribution.
Prerequisite: CJ 341
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