New TV Series Features GIS

"The District," a new CBS television series airing this fall, features GIS as part of each episode. "The District" is a crime drama based in Washington, D.C. Much of the plot is based on the implementation of COMSTAT and the use of GIS to analyze crime patterns.

Beginning in October, "The District" airs on Saturdays at 10:00 p.m. (or check your local listing). After the pilot episode, all maps shown in the series will have been created using Esri GIS software. For more information on GIS in "The District," contact Karen Hurlbut, Esri (e-mail: Also check

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