IS Crime Mapping a Robbery Series Using an Open Source Map

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

Chainey, S., & Ratcliffe, J. (2006). GIS and crime mapping. West Sussex, England:
John Wiley & Sons Ltd. ISBN: 978-0-470-86098-4

File: Robbery Series.xlsx (in Course Documents)
As a crime analyst, you may need to map, but donat have the resources available at hand. What is available for free?
Activity Instructions
Use any open source mapping software that you choose to map the pattern of robberies outlined in the Robbery Series document. Take screen shots of your final product and include it in the final paper for the course.
The resources portion of your paper should contain:
The description and link (citation) of the resource used
What were the steps you took to map your incidents?
What were the pros and cons of the resource?
Writing Requirements (APA format)
2 pages (approx. 300 words per page), not including title page
1-inch margins
Double spaced
12-point Times New Roman font
Title page with topic and name of student