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POLICE TECHNOLOGIES FOR PLACE-BASED CRIME PREVENTION: Integrating Risk Terrain Modeling for Actionable Intel

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Eric L. Piza
Date Published
86 pages

Risk-Terrain  Modeling (RTM) is a place-based crime Forecasting  technique that diagnoses spatial risk factors of criminal behavior.  It emphasizes micro places where multiple significant risk factors co-locate (Caplan, Kennedy, &  Miller, 2011).


In observing the benefits RTM has provided to spatial analysis and place-based policing, this report considers the potential benefits RTM can provide to common crime control technologies: CCTV video surveillance cameras, police body-worn cameras, and gunshot detection systems. (Publisher abstract provided)