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Tactical Crime Analysis

Research and Investigation, 1st Edition

By Derek J. Paulsen, Sean Bair, Dan Helms

CRC Press

240 pages

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Description

Research has shown that the majority of crimes are committed by persistent or serial offenders, with as little as seven percent of offenders accounting for approximately 60 percent of all crimes. By focusing police efforts on these prolific offenders and learning to identify, analyze, and resolve the crimes they commit, the law enforcement communit

Table of Contents

Introduction of Crime Analysis. Understanding Criminal Behavior. Behavioral Geography. Exploring Crime Types. Linking Crime. Temporal Analysis. Geographic Profiling. Forecasting and Prediction. Intervention. Getting Started. Identify Patterns Using the IZE Method (Process Models). Minimize and Maximize � IZE method. The Behavioral Dimension: Describing the Problem. The Temporal Dimension. The Spatial Dimension. Bibliography. Index.

About the Authors

Derek J. Paulsen is currently an associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Police Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. Dr. Paulsen has published numerous articles dealing with crime mapping and crime analysis issues. Dan Helms is a private consultant working for various defense and law enforcement agencies. He is the former program manager of the Crime Mapping and Analysis Program (CMAP), a program of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, NIJ. Sean Bair is the president of Bair Software Inc.; a Colorado based software company dedicated to providing consulting, training and cutting-edge solutions to the law enforcement, intelligence, and defense communities.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW026000
LAW / Criminal Law / General
LAW041000
LAW / Forensic Science