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Mapping crime principle and practice by Keith D. Harries

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crime analysis -- United States -- Data processing,
  • Geographic information systems -- United States,
  • Digital mapping

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKeith Harries
SeriesResearch report, Research report (National Institute of Justice (U.S.))
ContributionsNational Institute of Justice (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 193 p. :
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13626322M
OCLC/WorldCa43375011

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