(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2011)

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Three beats, two crimes, one city : place-based distribution of property offenses in Atlanta, Georgia

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The purpose of the study is to determine not only where clusters of offenses are occurring, but temporal frequencies of the cimes and what environmental factors are influencing increased criminal activity. The research analyzes hot and cold spots of residential burglaries in three police beats comprising two distinct locations of the city, urban and suburban. The results indicate a marked difference in the socioeconomic status of the inhabitants, and the frequency of the crimes between the two areas


Article of periodic

published at : Yearbook - Association of Pacific Coast Geographers / ISSN 0066-9628

Editor : Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, OR - ETATS-UNIS (1935)

Millesime : 2011, vol. 73 [pp. 79-94]

Bibliographic references : 25 ref.

Collation : 3 fig., 5 tabl.



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