Geographic Information Systems GIS is used for gathering managing and analyzing

Geographic information systems gis is used for

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is used for gathering, managing, and analyzing data when used with crime mapping. It can integrate different types of data helping to identify “hot spots.” GIS also enables analysts to move beyond map points and creates a more visual narrative on how settings are conducive to crimes. “GIS and crime mapping can be utilized as devices to discover reasons contributing to crime, and hence let law enforcement agencies proactively take action against the crime problems before they become challenging” (Argun & Dağlar, 2016). When used in conjunction together, crime mapping and geographic information systems give law enforcement agencies the ability to connect criminal behavior and their features with geographic positions. The use of GIS and crime mapping is essential because they help law enforcement agencies to make better decisions and formulate strategies to combat crime. For
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CRIME MAPPING 3 example, San Bernardino County sheriffs use GIS and crime mapping to notate where sex offenders live. “In this implementation, officers find out the residence of child sex offenders on
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  • Summer '19
  • Geographic information system, Crime mapping, Argun

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