publication . Article . 2017

Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Urban Crime Pattern and its Implication for Abuja Municipal Area Council, Nigeria

Emmanuel Ajayi Olofin; Taiye Oluwafemi Adewuyi; Patrick Ali Eneji; Anthonia Silas Baduku;
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  • Published: 27 Dec 2017 Journal: Indonesian Journal of Geography (issn: 0024-9521, eissn: 2354-9114, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universitas Gadjah Mada
<jats:p>This study examined the spatio-temporal analysis of urban crime pattern and its implication for Abuja Municipal Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria; it has the aim of using Geographical Information System to improve criminal justice system. The aim was achieved by establishing crime incident spots, types of crime committed, the time it occurred and factors responsible for prevailing crime. The methods for data collection involved Geoinformatics through the use of remote sensing and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for spatial data. Questionnaires were administered for other attribute information required. The analysis carried out in ...
free text keywords: Crime incident, Crime pattern, Policing, Spatio-temporal analysis, Socio-economy., Geography. Anthropology. Recreation, G, Geography (General), G1-922, Urban Geograph, Spatio-temporal analysis; Geographic Information System, Geography, Planning and Development, Socioeconomics, Poverty, Unemployment, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Tourism, Criminal justice, Geographic information system, business.industry, business, Homicide, Trespass, Geography, Federal capital territory
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