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Title: Using Geographic Information Systems to Map Crime Victim Services
Url: https://www.ncjrs.gov/ovc_archives/reports/geoinfosys2003/welcome.html
Creator: Craig, Theodosia
Kerr, Jeffrey.
Rost, Linda.
Stoe, Debra A.
Watkins, Carol R.
Publisher: United States. Office of Justice Programs. Office for Victims of Crime.
Description: The US Department of Justice released this document in February 2003 about the use of geographic information systems (GIS) in law enforcement. "GIS is an application that links database software to graphics software to create visual images of various types of data in map format." The report outlines the applications of such systems in police cars and at victim assistance facilities, providing examples of situations where it has been used successfully and cases that could have benefited from GIS. Concerns about privacy and confidentiality related to GIS are also identified.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Geography and travels. Maps. Cartography -- Maps and cartography -- Special topics, A-Z -- Electronic data processing
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology -- Special methods -- Geographic information systems
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Cartography
Social sciences -- Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Earth science
Social studies
Vocational Education
Vocational Education -- Technology
Social studies -- Geography
Social studies -- Criminology
Date Issued: 2003
Resource Type: Event
Collection
Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Graph
Instructional Material
Reference Material -- FAQ
Instructional Material -- Case Study
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Administrator
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Professional/Practitioner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education -- Graduate/Professional
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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