Crime Modeling and Mapping Using Geospatial Technologies


ISBN: 978-94-007-4996-2 (Print) 978-94-007-4997-9 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Fundamental Spatial Problems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-23

      Spatial Heterogeneity in Crime Analysis

    3. Chapter

      Pages 25-48

      When Does a Drug Market Become a Drug Market? Finding the Boundaries of Illicit Event Concentrations

  3. Crime Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49

    2. Chapter

      Pages 51-71

      Convicted Sex Offender Residential Movements

    3. Chapter

      Pages 73-104

      Street-Level Spatiotemporal Crime Analysis: Examples from Bronx County, NY (2006–2010)

    4. Chapter

      Pages 105-124

      Exploring Spatial Patterns of Crime Using Non-hierarchical Cluster Analysis

    5. Chapter

      Pages 125-143

      Reconstitution of the Journeys to Crime and Location of Their Origin in the Context of a Crime Series. A Raster Solution for a Real Case Study

    6. Chapter

      Pages 145-178

      Journey-to-Crime by Gender and Age Group in Manchester, England

  4. Crime Modeling

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-179

    2. Chapter

      Pages 181-201

      Crime Scene Locations in Criminal Homicides: A Spatial Crime Analysis in a GIS Environment

    3. Chapter

      Pages 203-225

      A Methodology for Assessing Dynamic Fine Scale Built Environments and Crime: A Case Study of the Lower 9th Ward After Hurricane Katrina

    4. Chapter

      Pages 227-248

      Spatial Contagion of Male Juvenile Drug Offending Across Socioeconomically Homogeneous Neighborhoods

    5. Chapter

      Pages 249-267

      Geospatial Modeling and Simulation of Property Crime in Urban Neighborhoods: An Example Model with Foreclosure

    6. Chapter

      Pages 269-295

      Measuring a Place’s Exposure to Facilities Using Geoprocessing Models: An Illustration Using Drinking Places and Crime

    7. Chapter

      Pages 297-316

      A Spatial Analysis of Methamphetamine Lab Seizures in the Midwest High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Before and After Federal Precursor Legislation

  5. Crime Mapping

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 317-317

    2. Chapter

      Pages 319-337

      Comparing Fear of Crime and Crime Statistics on a University Campus

    3. Chapter

      Pages 339-366

      Testing the Usability of Time-Geographic Maps for Crime Mapping

    4. Chapter

      Pages 367-385

      Understanding Spatiotemporal Patterns of Multiple Crime Types with a Geovisual Analytics Approach

  6. Applications and Implementations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 387-387

    2. Chapter

      Pages 389-413

      The Use of Geospatial Information Technology to Advance Safer College Campuses and Communities

    3. Chapter

      Pages 415-439

      Construction of a Web-Based Crime Geointelligence Platform for Mexico City’s Public Safety

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 441-446