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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services: GIS - Crime

This guide gives a basic overview of Geographic Information Systems and the resources available to Texas State University library patrons.



Crime Map of Austin, TX

  • Interactive map that allows you to focus in on a particular address, filter data by year and/or a particular crime.

U.S. Census Bureau Crime Data

  • Includes both Excel and PDF documents reporting homicide trends by age/sex/race, police officers killed, assualt, etc.

FBI Crime Stats

  • "We regularly publish or contribute to a series of statistical crime reports and publications, detailing specific offenses and outlining trends that can help you better understand crime threats both nationally and locally."

Exploring Law Enforcement Careers

  • Provides useful information about alternative paths for a career in Law Enforcement as well as salary information. Explore the different paths you can to take to make protecting and serving a fulfilling, lifelong career.

GIS Services Specialist

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Nathaniel Dede-Bamfo
Albert B. Alkek Library
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX, 78666