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Summer 2008
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GIS in Law Enforcement

Over the past decades, the responsibilities of police agencies have expanded into many areas, including school resource duties; drug prevention programs; and new policing methodologies, such as problem-oriented policing or community-oriented policing. GIS is a valuable tool for all aspects of law enforcement. It's successfully used today by agencies of all sizes for investigations, operations, planning, and management. Please see our special section articles below.

United States Postal Service
Shelby, North Carolina
Portland, Oregon
New York City, New York

Related Podcast

Implementation of a Crime Database at the Chicago Police Department
Joe Kezon, GIS Manager at the Chicago Police Department, talks about the crime database that was built for the police department. Listen to the podcast. [12:47 | 5.88 MB]

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