Summary
Chapter 6: Crime Mapping Futures

Chapter 6 has explained:

  • What types of changes may be expected in crime mapping in the next decade.

  • What geographic profiling is and how it can be useful.

  • High-resolution GIS and how it can be applied.

  • How complex statistical methods can be used in spatial forecasting.

  • Why digital aerial photography is finding applications in crime mapping.

  • How various kinds of data visualization can be productively integrated.

  • How GIS and GPS can work together.

  • How the World Wide Web may both increase and limit data access.

  • Why we can expect continuing debate on public access to crime data and the results of crime analysis.

  • What to expect in terms of applications of multimedia and integration technologies.
Chapter 6: Crime Mapping Futures
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Mapping Crime: Principle and Practice, by Keith Harries, Ph.D., December 1999