Assessment of Spatial Distribution of Rural Crime Mapping in India: A GIS Perspective

Thangavelu A, Sathyaraj S. R., Balasubramanian S.


This paper identifies the distribution of the crimes to challenge facing the police departments that pursue to implement computerized crime mapping systems. The paper highlights the importance of police departments identifying the thematic mapping creating for the rural crime areas. The Geographical Information system (GIS) also using for the how to we create for the crime maps and which mode we are giving the solution for the society or environment. GIS can be used as a tool to identify factors contributing to crime, and thus allow police to proactively respond to the situations before they become problematic. Generally, GIS includes data transfer, geocoding, data integration, system customization, and confidentiality issues are discussed in detail. Finally, we have illustrated the temporal crime incidences also implementing for the GIS analysis. This article will explore the use and possibilities of GIS by Indian Police in describing and analyzing crime action.


Crime Data, Distribution, GIS, Spatial Analysis, Temporal Incidence, Thematic Mapping

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