Predictive Policing

Predictive Policing

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Predictive policing is the use of analytical techniques to identify targets for police intervention with the goal of preventing crime, solving past crimes, or identifying potential offenders and victims. These tools are not a substitute for integrated approaches to policing, nor are they a crystal ball. This guide assesses some of the most promising technical tools and tactical approaches for acting on predictions in an effective way.Quadrat thematic mapping (grid cells): The manual version of the grid mapping methods discussed earlier, this technique involves aggregating crime data on a ... This approach is the same as the a€œsimple densitya€ option in ESRIa#39;s ArcMap, as opposed to a kernel density option. ... Figure 2.5 Thematic Quadrat Map of Vehicle Crimes Greater than 15 10a€“15 5a€“10 1a€“5 No crime SOURCE: Eck et al., 2005, p.

Title:Predictive Policing
Author:Walt L. Perry
Publisher:Rand Corporation - 2013-09-23


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