Ompstat is a tool/model used by many LE agencies in the US
Read/review the following resources for this activity:
A· Textbook: Chainey & Ratcliffe: Chapter 9
Chainey, S., & Ratcliffe, J. (2006). GIS and crime mapping. West Sussex, England:
John Wiley & Sons Ltd. ISBN: 978-0-470-86098
A· Research articles and publications of your choice
Compstat is a tool/model used by many LE agencies in the US. This assignment will allow you to become familiar with the model and how it is used.
The basic premise of Compstat is to provide detailed intelligence to operational commanders on a regular basis so that they can determine an appropriate crime fighting strategy. Please conduct some research on the effectiveness of Compstat and share your findings. Do you think it is an effective strategy? Why or why not? If you believe it is an effective strategy, do you think it will work in all jurisdictions? Why or why not?
Writing Requirements (APA format)
A· 3pages , not including title page 1-inch margins
A· Double spaced
A· 12-point Times New Roman font
A· Title page with topic and name of student
A· Inline citations to contain corresponding page numbers to read such as (Chainey & Ratcliffe, p. 323)