Environmental criminology uses the spatial analysis of a series of crimes to predict or identify offender patterns—this is also known as geographic profiling. Write an essay of 1,000 -1,250 words including the following:
- What are some of the factors considered in preparing a geographic profile?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of geographic criminal profiling?
- How might modern technology and cutting-edge software contribute to the efficacy of geographic profiling today? Provide several examples.
Be sure to cite three to five relevant scholarly sources in support of the content.