GIS in Crime Analysis

GIS in Crime Analysis

UC Riverside Extension


Using GIS in Crime Analysis
Course: Earth Science X452 (1.5 units)
Declining resources allocated to law enforcement agencies have stimulated new ways of looking at criminal activity and resource allocation. New developments in both software and hardware have made it possible for law enforcement agencies to benefit from GIS. This course provides students with an overview of the fundamentals of GIS, the necessary hardware and software elements, data sources, and implementation strategies. Demonstrations, hands-on computer practice and class discussions highlight the benefits of GIS in tactical, strategic and administrative crime analysis. Covers use of GIS to discover crime series and patterns, allocate resources and produce information helpful in decision-making.
Prerequisite: Ert. 802, Introduction to ArcView, Soc. X413, Computer
Skills for the Crime Analyst, or ArcView experience.

Instructor: Brian C. Gray, B.A., C.C.I.A., Senior Crime and
Intelligence Analyst, Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

When: Sat. 8:30 am-5:00 pm, Jan. 24, 31. (2 meetings)

Where: UC Riverside Extension Center, Lab 208

Fee: $315

EDP # 033N09

Let me know if you have any questions or if you would like to
enroll by phone with a Visa or Mastercard, call 1-800-442-4990. For
other enrollment options see http://www.ucrextension.net/register.html.

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For more information contact:

Jason Wilbur
UC Riverside Extension
1200 University Ave.
Riverside
CA 92507
USA

Phone: 909-787-5804
Fax: 909-787-2456
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.ucrextension.net

Posted January 20, 2004



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