Chapter 3: Maps That Speak to the Issues
Chapter 3 has explained:
- How maps can be designed to address specific issues and the needs of special audiences, such as patrol officers, investigators, and police managers.
- How maps can be used in support of COP and POP.
- The importance of the medium and
the message in communicating with policymakers.
- How maps can be used in courts and corrections.
What's Next in Chapter 4?|
- The role of GIS in crime mapping.
- How GIS is used in law enforcement agencies.
- How GIS affects what we can do and how we can do it.
- Vector and raster formats.
- Filtering data.
- Measurement using maps.
- Constructing derivative measures.
- Hot spots.
- How large databases can be used in mapping and analysis.
- Data warehousing and data mining.
- Factors demanding caution in the mapping process.