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The leading producer of geographic information systems. Provides software, information, conferences and training opportunities.

Geography & Public Safety Bulletin
A joint project funded by NIJ and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, published quarterly. Provides information on mapping, technology, problem analysis and other issues related to crime, geography and public safety. Volume 1, Issue 1 discusses hot spots.

Provides information about geographic information systems and how to use them.

Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
Provides grants to local and state law enforcement to enhance training, technology and policing strategies. See also Braga, Anthony A., Crime Prevention Research Review No.2: Police Enforcement Strategies to Prevent Crime in Hot Spot Areas. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2008.

Date Created: October 9, 2009