Public Perceptions of Crime Maps: Considering the Impact of Map Style on Perceptions of Safety
Crime -- Geographic information systems, Geospatial data, Criminal statistics, Police -- Public opinion -- Effect of crime maps on
Presentation slides for a study that questions how people may interpret and understand the types of crime maps that are frequently publicly available. As public crime maps increase in use and distribution, researchers are beginning to explore the impacts of access.
Wuschke, K., Henning, K., Stewart, G., and Bonn, K. Public Perceptions of Crime Maps. American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2017.
Presentation delivered at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2017.