crimelinkage-package {crimelinkage}R Documentation

crimelinkage package: Statistical Methods for Crime Series Linkage

Description

Code for criminal case linkage, crime series identification, crime series clustering, and suspect identification.

Details

The basic inputs will be a data.frame of crime incidents and an offenderTable data.frame that links offenders to (solved) crimes.

The crime incident data must have one column named crimeID that provides a unique crime identifier. Other recognized columns include: spatial information: X, Y which can be in metric or long/lat; DT.FROM, DT.TO for the event times (these must be of class POSIXct). Other columns containing information about the crime, crime scene, or suspect can be included as well.

The offenderTable must have columns: crimeID (unique crime identifier) and offenderID (unique offender identifier).

See the vignettes for more details.


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