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Geographic Information Systems

Crime Mapping

Washington College’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology and the Geographic Information Systems Program (GIS) are working under the sponsorship of the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention to maximize the use of crime mapping across the state of Maryland.

Governor Martin O'Malley presented a map created for the Department of Juvenile Services by the GIS staff at Washington College.

 

Past Projects

Maryland Crime Mapping and Analysis

Washington College’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology was notified on April 8, 2008 that it received a grant award of $100,000 under the Maryland Crime Mapping and Analysis Program, a part of the State of Maryland’s Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention.

Regional Crime Mapping in the Upper Shore

On December 1, 2007, Washington College, and its Department of Sociology and Anthropology received more than $95,000 from the State of Maryland’s GOCCP Statistical Analysis Center to support an assessment of regional crime mapping across Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Talbot and Queen Anne’s counties and their inclusive municipalities and towns. 

Crime Victims Grant Awards Maps

Maps produced by Washington College showing how much grant money to help victims was awarded to each county in Maryland.