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GIS for Criminology: Other Resources

A Guide to GIS resources and practices in Criminology and its applications.

Crime Mapping Projects

National Institute of Justice Mapping and Analysis for Public Safety

NIJ's Mapping and Analysis for Public Safety (MAPS) program supports research that helps agencies use GIS to enhance public safety. The program examines:

  • How to use maps to analyze crime.
  • How to analyze spatial data.
  • How maps can help researchers evaluate programs and policies.
  • How to develop mapping, data sharing and spatial analysis tools.


Crime Mapping project at Washington College

The GIS Program at Washington College operates the Maryland Crime Mapping and Analysis Program (CMAP) with funding provide by the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention, the Maryland Highway Safety Office, the Maryland Vehicle Theft Prevention Council, and the Bureau of Justice Assistance.

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