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Show simple item record Schmitz, P Cooper, Antony K De Jong, T Rossmo, DK 2020-10-27T10:28:00Z 2020-10-27T10:28:00Z 2015-07
dc.identifier.citation Schmitz, P. et al. 2015. Mapping criminal activity space. Journal of Intelligence & Analysis, vol. 22(3): 67-94 en_US
dc.description Article published in Journal of Intelligence & Analysis, vol. 22(3): 67-94 en_US
dc.description.abstract This article discusses how the use of cellular networks by a criminal offender produces spatio-temporal data that reveals his/her activities and activity space. The methods aim to establish possible paths that the criminal will use to move around in his/her activity space; the edges of the activity space; districts in which the criminal is moving such as residential, commercial and industrial areas and attractions such as night clubs and warehouses; and nodes determined by the frequency of cell usage. Using cellular location usage data, it is possible to determine the criminal’s mental map of the area in which he/she operates based on routine activity theory approach as well as establishing the criminal’s comfort zone. Such information can be valuable for intelligence and investigative purposes. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Worklist;14209
dc.subject Crime patterns en_US
dc.subject Environmental criminology en_US
dc.subject Criminal behavioural geography en_US
dc.title Mapping criminal activity space en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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