Combating Crime: The utilization of the BESECURE Urban Data Platform for understanding, managing and preventing burglary

David McIlhatton, Martin Haran

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Abstract

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial modelling play an important role in the enhancement of urban security policy and in informing mitigating measures and intervention strategies. This focus paper draws upon experiences, views and opinions garnered over the duration of the BESECURE project highlighting the need for urban security professionals to ensure that strategic and operational goals are adequately aligned with GI compliant data frameworks in order to optimise evidence based decision making.
Original languageEnglish
TypeContribution to Research Report (External)
PublisherBESECURE Consortium Output
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 5 Mar 2015

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Keywords

  • Urban Security
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • GIS
  • Programme Evaluation
  • Evidence Base.

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