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Title: BOSTON - POLICE DEPARTMENT - CRIME ANALYSIS UNIT CAPABILITY DEVELOPMENT - POLICE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE REPORT
Author(s): C J MACSAS
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Justice Institute
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 81
Sponsoring Agency: Boston Police Dept
Boston, MA 02116
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Westinghouse Justice Institute
Arlington, VA 22202
Contract Number: J-LEAA-003-76
Publication Number: 75-86; R-75-109
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A REPORT ON CRIME ANALYSIS UNIT CAPABILITY DEVELOPMENT FOR THE BOSTON (MA) POLICE DEPARTMENT WHICH SERVES AN AREA OF 47 SQUARE MILES WITH A STRENGTH OF 2,877 (2,498 SWORN), DATED DECEMBER 29, 1975.
Abstract: RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE FOR ESTABLISHING A CRIME ANALYSIS UNIT WHOSE CHIEF FUNCTION WILL BE THE ANALYSIS OF CRIME DATA TO IDENTIFY CRIME PATTERNS AND TRENDS WHICH CAN BE COMBATTED BY DEPLOYMENT OF REGULAR PATROL FORCES, TACTICAL UNITS, AND CRIME PREVENTION TEAMS. TOPICS ADDRESSED IN THIS REPORT INCLUDE DATA GATHERING, DATA ANALYSIS, INFORMATION DISSEMINATION, AND SYSTEMS AND FUNCTIONAL EVALUATION. THE APPENDIX CONTAINS A LENGTHY REPORT ON CRIME ANALYSIS OPERATIONS AND APPLICATIONS. BASED ON THE AUTHOR'S EXPERIENCE WITH THE DALLAS (TX) CRIME ANALYSIS UNIT.
Index Term(s): Analysis; Crime analysis; Crime prediction; Data analysis; Data collections; Geographic distribution of crime; Massachusetts; Technical assistance reports; Texas
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