CRJU 0359 - Geographic Information Systems Applications in Crime Analysis

Credits: 3

This course will introduce the student to the fundamentals of crime analysis using computer geographic information systems (GIS) technology.  In this course we will explore how GIS technology is used to analyze crime statistics and patterns to provide strategic, tactical, and administrative crime analysis for public safety organizations.  Topics covered will include crime data collection, map design and outputs, geodatabases, importing spatial and attribute date, geocoding, spatial data processing, advanced spatial analysis and presentation of crime statistics.

Prerequisites: CRJU 0328  

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