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Daily Archive August 7th, 2008

Catch a thief with pencil and ruler

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THE CENTER OF THE CIRCLE HEURISTIC When a number of crimes, for instance burglaries, can be linked to the same offender, police often plot the locations on a map. The art of finding the location of the criminal’s home based on the crime sites is a key objective in what is known as geographical profiling. […]