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CJA-141: Intro to Crime Mapping
Credits: 1

Course Description:
This is an Online Distance Learning Course using Blackboard course delivery software. Students are not required to come to campus to participate in this course. Examines the evolution of crime mapping in law enforcement. Describes the basic use of mapping in tactical, strategic and administrative crime analysis. Provides instruction on pin map and grid mapping methods. Introduces desktop GIS for crime analysis, geo-coding for law enforcement and examines its applicability to community policing and managerial planning techniques, such as the New York model, Compstat.

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