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View Resource CMRC: Crime Mapping Research Center

This National Institute of Justice site focuses on "the promotion, research, evaluation, development, and dissemination of GIS (geographic information systems) technology and the spatial analysis of crime." The site features a comprehensive explanation of crime mapping, US Department of Justice Reports on crime mapping and data management in .pdf and html formats, papers in .pdf format from the...

https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/178919.pdf
View Resource Mapping Crime: Principle and Practice

This new research report from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the Crime Mapping Research Center (CMRC) (reviewed in the August 10, 1999 Scout Report for Social Sciences) offers a detailed introduction to the science of crime mapping. Rather than a practical guide to specific software, the report "presents a broad approach and addresses the kinds of questions crime mapping can answer...

https://www.ncjrs.gov/html/nij/mapping/pdf.html
View Resource Using Geographic Information Systems to Map Crime Victim Services

The US Department of Justice released this document in February 2003 about the use of geographic information systems (GIS) in law enforcement. "GIS is an application that links database software to graphics software to create visual images of various types of data in map format." The report outlines the applications of such systems in police cars and at victim assistance facilities, providing...

https://www.ncjrs.gov/ovc_archives/reports/geoinfosys2003/we...
View Resource Crime Solutions

Created by the Department of Justice, the Crime Solutions website "uses rigorous research to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services." First-time visitors can use the site to learn about how these programs work via an easily understandable system that includes ratings such as effective, promising, and no effects....

https://www.crimesolutions.gov/