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END GUEST HOST SESSION - Thank you for participating in OVC's Web Forum Guest Host Series. We hope this discussion will help you better serve crime victims. Please continue to discuss this and other topics...
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10/20/2010
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Are you utilizing any GIS applications/tools?
Christine
10/20/2010
arrow icon Christine, I use GIS for two main purposes. One to join dif...
James W. Meeker
10/20/2010
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How can this help with gang problems in the community?
Ed
10/20/2010
arrow icon Ed, It is very useful in terms of tracking hot spots (change...
James W. Meeker
10/20/2010
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Exactly which statistical crime data (list data categories) is best utilized when coordinating all types of crime victim and survivor services in high crime counties?
Anne
10/20/2010
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James W. Meeker
10/20/2010
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How do i get started using the crime mapping software. I am affiliated with a non-profit group trying to prevent/report/monitor human trafficking.
George Williams
10/20/2010
arrow icon George NIJ provides a number of training opportunities see h...
James W. Meeker
10/20/2010
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Would you pleaes explain how you will be a able to utilize crime mapping & GIS with VNS (Victim Notification System) ?
Joseph Joung
10/20/2010
arrow icon I think my original answer to this was lost so I will try ag...
James W. Meeker
10/20/2010
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How can we work victim services into our crime mapping efforts? I am curoius as to what geographical information would be useful in these efforts. Are we talking oure service or are we working into crime...
Leslee
10/20/2010
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James W. Meeker
10/20/2010
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Since this is National Safe Schools Week, could you comment on how this technology could interface with other technologies such as interoperable radio communications or surveillance systems in order to imp...
John Simmons
10/20/2010
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James W. Meeker
10/20/2010
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How does crime mapping in support of victims differ from crime mapping in support of law enforcement personnel?
Janis
10/20/2010
arrow icon PDs generally use crime mapping for tactical purposes, for c...
James W. Meeker
10/20/2010
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Please explain how you use this technology to assess legal needs.
Lori
10/20/2010
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James W. Meeker
10/20/2010
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How can this crime mapping effort be applied to local, state, national, and international border cold case investigations? How could this become a real tool to investigators and victim families to resolve...
Mike Durham
10/20/2010
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Robert J Louden
10/20/2010
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James W. Meeker
10/20/2010
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How can my victim services program partner with a law enforcement agency that compiles crime mapping data? What should we focus on?
June
10/20/2010
arrow icon Many agencies are on www.crimereports.com as well. Thjis co...
Leslee
10/20/2010
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James W. Meeker
10/20/2010
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James W. Meeker
10/20/2010
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Can you explain how you used crime mapping with DV cases?
Susan
10/20/2010
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James W. Meeker
10/20/2010
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