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Mapping & Analysis for Public Safety Program of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

The Mapping & Analysis for Public Safety Program (formerly the Crime Mapping Research Center) at the National Institute of Justice was established in 1997. The goal of the program is the promotion, research, evaluation, development, and dissemination of GIS (geographic information systems) technology for the spatial analysis of crime and criminal behavior.

The CrimeStat project was supported by grant numbers 97-IJ-CX-0040, 99-CX-IJ-0044, 2002-IJ-CX-0007, and 2005-IJ-CX-K037 awarded by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, US Department of Justice. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the US Department of Justice.

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