John Beck
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John Beck is the Director of Law Enforcement Solutions at Esri where he is responsible for helping police agencies worldwide understand and implement GIS for every mission. Before joining Esri, Beck was a police officer and crime analyst in Nevada. In his role at Esri, he helps police agencies apply GIS to crime analysis, strategic planning, patrol operations, investigative support, and citizen engagement. John has also worked with agencies to implement GIS for open and transparent policing and to tackle hard problems like the opioid epidemic and homelessness. He is also helping police realize the value of new geospatial technologies including machine learning and big data analysis to gain a real-time understand of crime patterns and make better informed decisions. John earned undergraduate degrees in geography and anthropology and a master’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Nevada.

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Problem Location Analysis using the​ Crime Analysis Solution

With Esri's Crime Analysis solution, you can examine problem location analysis by using the 80-20 Analysis and Summarize Incident Count tools.

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Mapping Crime Counts and Percent Change

Learn how to map and summarize crime data by polygons or lines and then calculate percent change in that data between two time periods.

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Selecting Data with the Crime Analysis Solution

Blogs highlight new capabilities, common workflows, and tips and tricks for the crime analyst using ArcGIS Pro and the Crime Analysis solution.

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Automating RMS/CAD Data Import with the Crime Analysis Solution

Blog highlights new capabilities, common workflows, and tips and tricks for the crime analyst using ArcGIS Pro and the Crime Analysis solution.

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