Introduction

U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
810 Seventh Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20531

Janet Reno
Attorney General

Daniel Marcus
Acting Associate Attorney General

Laurie Robinson
Assistant Attorney General

Noel Brennan
Deputy Assistant Attorney General

Jeremy Travis
Director, National Institute of Justice


Office of Justice Programs
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http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov
National Institute of Justice
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http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij

Mapping Crime:
Principle and Practice

Keith Harries, Ph.D.

December 1999
NCJ 178919

National Institute of Justice

Jeremy Travis
Director

Nancy La Vigne
Program Monitor

This project was supported by Grant No. 98-LB-VX-0009 awarded by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Cover Credits
Clockwise, starting with upper left corner:

Map by Lodlha and Verma, 1999

Map by Jeff Stith and the Wilson, North Carolina, Police Department

Map by Wilpen Gorr, Heinz School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Map by Susan Wernicke, Overland Park, Kansas, Police Department

Map by ASDI Technologies, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Map by Jeff Stith and the Wilson, North Carolina, Police Department

The National Institute of Justice is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Office for Victims of Crime.

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Mapping Crime: Principle and Practice, by Keith Harries, Ph.D., December 1999