Environmental criminology uses the spatial analysis of a series of crimes to predict or identify offender patterns—this is also known as geographic profiling. Write an essay of 1,000 -1,250 words including the following:
- What are some of the factors considered in preparing a geographic profile?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of geographic criminal profiling?
- How might modern technology and cutting-edge software contribute to the efficacy of geographic profiling today? Provide several examples.
Be sure to cite three to five relevant scholarly sources in support of your content. Use only sources found at the GCU Library, government websites or those provided in Topic Materials.
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