Geography & Public Safety Volume: 2 Issue: 4 Dated: March 2011 Pages: 1-16
This edition of Geography and Public Safety contains six articles dealing with the use of geography in the field of policing and public safety.
The articles examine: Police Legitimacy and Predictive Policing which examines the validity behind predictive policing policies. The Predictive Policing Symposium: A Strategic Discussion presents a summary of predictive policing. Proactive Policing: Using Geographic Analysis to Fight Crime examines the benefits of using geospatial statistical analysis in policing. Experimenting with Future-Oriented Analysis at Crime Hot Spots in Minneapolis examines the use of predictive policing in Minneapolis's policing efforts. Geospatial Technology Working Group (TWG): Meeting Report on Predictive Policing presents the results of the Geospatial TWG's meeting in which the topic of predictive policing was discussed. Predicting Demand for Service for Future Developments presents a guideline for use in predicting future demand for police services. A listing of upcoming Geography and Public Safety Events is also included in the newsletter
Date Published: March 1, 2011
- Examining the Geography of Illicit Massage Businesses Hosting Commercial Sex and Sex Trafficking in the United States: The Role of Census Tract and City-Level Factors
- Debunking Conventional Wisdom: Using Online Escort Ads in Sex Trafficking Investigations
- Predicting dynamical crime distribution from environmental and social influences