Risk Terrain Modeling: Seasonality and Predictive Validity

Risk Terrain Modeling: Seasonality and Predictive Validity

Jason Szkola, Eric L. Piza and Grant Drawve (2019). Risk Terrain Modeling: Seasonality and Predictive Validity. Justice Quarterly, online: June 26, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/07418825.2019.1630472 This study focuses on crimes involving firearms in Baltimore, Maryland to answer three research questions concerning the effect of seasonality: (1) Do changes in the seasons affect which spatial factors are significantly [...]

Situational Crime Prevention and Worldwide Piracy

Situational Crime Prevention and Worldwide Piracy

Shane, Jon M., Eric L. Piza and Marissa Mandala (2015). Situational Crime Prevention and Worldwide Piracy: A Cross-continent Analysis. Crime Science, 4:21. Relying on situational crime prevention perspective, this study compares successful and unsuccessful pirate attacks reported to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) from the year 2000 through 2013 (n = 4,902). The study builds [...]