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GIS in Crime Mapping and Analysis Course

INTRODUCTION

Crime analysis is a law enforcement function that involves systematic analysis for identifying and analyzing patterns and trends in crime and disorder. Information on patterns can help law enforcement agencies deploy resources in a more effective manner, and assist detectives in identifying and apprehending suspects.

The training is meant to synthesize current concepts mostly of Geographical Information systems and mapping and technological advancements in the field of crime analysis.

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Agricultural experts, soil scientists, Animal Scientists, agronomist, entomologists, ranch managers, farm managers, environmentalist, farmers and students.

REQUIREMENTS

No prior knowledge of GIS is required. Participants will be working on their own laptop with Quantum GIS (QGIS).

DURATION

5 days

COURSE OBJECTIVE

At the end of the training, the participants will have a deep understanding of:

  • GIS and mapping terminology
  • Application of GIS in crime analysis and mapping
  • Application of GIS in crime solving
  • Geocoding of spatial data
  • Analysis of spatial data related to crime

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Module 1

  • Definition of Core terms
  • Types of Crime Analysis
  • Crime Analysis Model

Module 2: Introduction to Crime Analysis Mapping

  • Historical Overview
  • Types of Mapping
  • Crime Analysis Mapping
  • GIS Components
  • Data of geographic features
  • GIS toolbox
  • Visual display/mapping
  • Querying GIS data
  • Map Scanning and Conversion
  • Geo-Referencing
  • Digitizing
  • Creation of Point Map
  • Database Design
  • Buffer Zone Generation, Queries and Crime Pattern Analyses

Module 3: Introduction to Problem Solving

  • Definition of Problem Solving
  • SARA Approach to Problem Solving
  • Crime Analysis and Problem Solving

Module 4: Data and Geocoding

  • Types of Data
  • Tabular Data
  • Geographic Data
  • General Data Integrity Issues
  • Data Management
  • Metadata
  • Geocoding
  • The geocoding process

Module 5: Spatial Analysis Techniques

  • Single Symbol Mapping
  • Categorization
  • Intensity mapping
  • Graduated Mapping
    • Graduation By Size
    • Graduation By Color
  • Classification Methods

Module 6: Crime Analysis Product Format and Dissemination

  • Factors to Consider
  • Methods of Dissemination
  • Components of Crime Analysis Products
  • Types of Crime Analysis Products
  • General Crime Analysis Product Elements
  • Map Design Elements

 METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in Englis

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

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PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B. 10th January 2020.

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 Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 17-02-2020
Event End Date 21-02-2020
Cut off date 10-02-2020
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 75,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 878
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Mombasa, Kenya
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