44.397 Crime Mapping

Crime Mapping

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 5407
Status Active

This course examines the use of new technologies to analyze crime patterns and develop crime prevention strategies. Students study theories that explain the geographic distribution of crime and learn how to use Geographic Information Systems to study crime in ways that draw upon theory as well as how to apply GIS techniques in the law enforcement and corrections fields.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 44.390 CJ Research Methods or 47.269 Research I: Basics; CJ (BS) Junior/Senior standing only