Chapter 7 Social Structure Theories
Natural areas: social forced operating in urban area result in populations in some zones or neighbourhoods
sharing similar characteristics; some become natural areas for crime.
Chicago School: In the early 20th c
Crime 1500 Week 1
A criminal event is comprised of locational, and situational factors that bring criminals
and victims together at a particular time within a particular space, the event, and the interactions
amongst the participants that defines the outc
Crime 1500 Week 2
Crime analysis is a law enforcement function that involves systematic analysis for identifying and
analyzing patterns and trends in crime and disorder. Information on patterns can help law enforcement
agencies deploy resources in a more
Crime 1500 Week 3
The collection of data is the first step of the crime analysis process, where the raw data is collected from police
activities, such as from crime reports and calls for service. According to Santos (2013), primary data is the
data that i
Crime 1500 Week 5
Discuss what is the SARA process? And analyze how is it used in crime analysis?
What is the SARA process?
The SARA model is the most familiar process for doing problem-oriented policing (POP). The
acronym SARA stands for scanning, analys
Crime 1500 Week 4
What are the different types of Patterns when it comes to crime analysis? Explain each and provide an example.
A crime pattern is described as two or more crimes reported to or discovered by police that is treated as one unit of analysis