Crime Analysis with Crime Mapping
- Rachel Boba Santos - Radford University, USA
February 2022 | 504 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Crime Analysis With Crime Mapping, Fifth Edition provides students and practitioners with a solid introduction to the conceptual nature and practice of crime analysis and how it assists police in crime reduction. Author Rachel Boba Santos delves into this emerging field, providing guidelines and techniques for conducting crime analysis supported by evidence-based research, real world application, and recent innovations in the field. As the only introductory core text for crime analysis, this must-have resource presents readers with opportunities to apply theory, research methods, and statistics to careers that support and enhance the effectiveness of modern policing.
PART I: Foundations of Crime Analysis
Chapter 1: Crime Analysis and the Profession
Chapter 2: Theoretical Foundations of Crime Analysis
Chapter 3: Evidence-Based Policing and Problem Solving
PART II: Crime Analysis Process, Data, and Products
Chapter 4: Crime Analysis Process and Types
Chapter 5: Crime Analysis Data and Technology
Chapter 6: Geographic Data and Crime Mapping
Chapter 7: Crime Analysis Products and Communication
PART III: Tactical Crime Analysis
Chapter 8: Calls for Service Data and Repeat Incident Analysis
Chapter 9: Crime Data and Pattern Identification
Chapter 10: Persons and Property Crime Patterns
Chapter 11: Crime Pattern Bulletins, Response, and Evaluation
PART IV: Strategic Crime Analysis
Chapter 12: Statistics and Trends
Chapter 13: Long-Term Problem Analysis, Part I
Chapter 14: Long-Term Problem Analysis, Part II
Chapter 15: Evaluation of Response and Crime Reduction Goals
"Outstanding text that provides actionable methods for conducting crime analysis. It balances student needs along with working professionals. The instructor resources are also a huge bonus providing class exercises and assignments that the students truly enjoy."
George Mason University, Criminology, Law & Society Department.
"An excellent introductory text for crime analysis and crime mapping for criminal justice."
University of Central Florida
Some good theories, not all relevant for the course. Easy to read for students.
Law, Oldham College
October 4, 2022
This textbook covers well the areas of crime analysis that undergraduate majors in criminal justice or criminology need.
Sociology Dept, Cal State Polytechnic-Pomona
May 10, 2022
Sample Materials & Chapters
CH001 - Crime Analysis and the Profession
CH002 - Theoretical Foundations of Crime Analysis