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Crime Mapping and Crime Analysis of Property Crimes in Jodhpur

  • Swikar Lama (a1) and Sikandar Singh Rathore (a1)

Abstract

This study is based on crime mapping and crime analysis of property crimes in Jodhpur. The property crimes which were selected were house breaking, auto thefts and chain snatching. Data from police stations were used to generate the maps to locate hot spots of crimes. The profile of these hot spots was analyzed through observations supplemented with interviews of police officers and public 100 cases of house breaking and 100 cases of auto thefts were further analyzed to understand the contexts which lead to these crimes. These contexts are in consonance with situational crime prevention theories. This study may help to understand the environmental factors which may be responsible for certain places becoming hot spot areas of property crimes in Jodhpur.

Este estudio se basa en el mapeo de crímenes y el análisis de delitos contra la propiedad en Jodhpur. Los delitos contra la propiedad que se seleccionaron fueron la rotura de viviendas, los robos de automóviles y el secuestro de cadenas. Los datos de las estaciones de policía se utilizaron para generar los mapas para ubicar puntos calientes de crímenes. El perfil de estos puntos calientes se analizó a través de observaciones complementadas con entrevistas a oficiales de policía y público. Se analizaron más a fondo 100 casos de desalojo domiciliario y 100 casos de robos de automóviles para comprender los contextos que conducen a estos crímenes. Estos contextos están en consonancia con las teorías situacionales de prevención del delito. Este estudio puede ayudar a comprender los factores ambientales que pueden ser responsables de que ciertos lugares se conviertan en zonas de crímenes contra la propiedad en Jodhpur.

Cette étude est basée sur la cartographie de la criminalité et l’analyse criminelle des délits contre les personnes à Jodhpur. Les délits qui ont été retenus étaient les cambriolages de maison, les vols d’automobiles et les vols à la chaîne. Les données des commissariats de police ont été utilisées pour générer les cartes afin de localiser les endroits les plus touchés par ces délits. Le profil de chaque lieu a été analysé au moyen d’observations complétées par des entrevues avec des agents de police et des représentants du public. 100 cas de cambriolage et 100 cas de vols d’automobiles ont été analysés afin de comprendre les contextes qui ont mené à ces crimes. Ces contextes concordent avec les théories de la prévention du crime situationnel. Cette étude peut aider à comprendre les facteurs environnementaux qui peuvent être responsables de la transformation de certains endroits devenant des zones sensibles de délits à Jodhpur.

這項研究是基於焦特布爾的犯罪分析和財產犯罪的犯罪分析。 被選中的財產犯罪分別是破產,汽車盜竊和連環搶劫。 派出所的數據被用來生成地圖,以確定犯罪熱點。 通過對警務人員和公眾的訪談和訪談,對這些熱點進行了剖析。對100起破房案和100起汽車盜竊事件進行了進一步分析,以了解導致這些犯罪的背景。 這些背景與情境犯罪預防理論是一致的。 這項研究可能有助於了解可能對某些地方成為焦特布爾財產犯罪熱點地區負責的環境因素。

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*Corresponding Author: Swikar Lama, Sardar Patel University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice, Opp. Rural Police Line, Osian Road, Daijer, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342304, India. E-mail: swikar_lama@policeuniversity.ac.in

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