Thangavelu A1*, Sapna K2, Sathyaraj SR1, Balsubramanian S1

1*DRDO-BU CLS, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641016.
2Department of Environmental Science, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore – 641004.

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Spatio-temporal analysis is one of the suitable method in crime analysis. It is ability to visualize the spatial patterns and control emotionally over a time-ordered sequence of spatial variation. It has been involved the spatial modeling and models of location- allocation, spatial interaction, spatial choice with search, spatial optimization and space-time. Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Crime (STAC) is a powerful tool to identify the crime patterns and detect the crime hot clusters in identifying the hotspot areas. The aim of the objective study is to analyze the spatial effects based on space and time difference among the divisions (space and time) and rate of change. The different types of crime occurrence data were collected from fourteen rural police jurisdiction (2003-2006) in Coimbatore district, TamilNadu. For this analysis, crime occurrence data were used through ArcGIS 10.2 version. The study was analyzed the random walk incidences, and moving path of the peak incidences which are effective models used for entire surrounding area. The study was concluded that spatial-temporal dimension of crime in rural police jurisdictions and explaining how these outcomes used to assist the advance development of crime prevention strategies.

Keywords: Crime, Coimbatore, GIS, Space, Time.

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Thangavelu A, Sapna K, Sathyaraj SR, Balsubramanian S. SPATIAL TEMPORAL ANALYSIS OF RURAL CRIME HOT SPOT ZONE USING GIS: A PART OF COIMBATORE. American Journal of Geographical Research and Reviews, 2020; 3:15.


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