CrimeStat for crime analysis Course


The CrimeStat for Crime Analysis course is designed to provide crime analysts with the essential skills and knowledge needed to effectively utilize CrimeStat software in their analytical work. Throughout the course, participants will learn how to navigate the CrimeStat interface, collect and prepare crime data for analysis, and apply various spatial and temporal analysis techniques to identify crime patterns and hotspots. Additionally, participants will gain hands-on experience in conducting space-time analysis and utilizing advanced functions within CrimeStat. By the end of the course, crime analysts will have the necessary tools to enhance their crime analysis capabilities and contribute to more informed decision-making in crime prevention and intervention efforts.


5 Days

Target Audience:

  • Crime analysts
  • Law enforcement professionals
  • Researchers

  • Understand the purpose and relevance of CrimeStat in crime analysis.
  • Learn to navigate the CrimeStat interface and set up crime analysis projects.
  • Acquire skills in collecting, organizing, and preparing crime data for analysis in CrimeStat.
  • Explore spatial analysis techniques to identify crime patterns and hotspots using CrimeStat.
  • Analyze temporal trends and patterns of crime incidents using CrimeStat's time series analysis tools.
  • Gain knowledge in conducting space-time analysis to detect spatio-temporal clusters of crime.
  • Develop proficiency in advanced CrimeStat functions for specialized crime analysis.
  • Apply CrimeStat techniques to real-world crime analysis scenarios and interpret the findings.
  • Present findings and recommendations based on CrimeStat analysis in a clear and concise manner.
  • Enhance overall proficiency in using CrimeStat as a valuable tool for crime analysis.

Introduction to CrimeStat:

  • Overview of CrimeStat software and its relevance in crime analysis
  • Understanding the basic functions and features of CrimeStat
  • Navigating the CrimeStat interface and setting up a crime analysis project

Crime Data Collection and Preparation:

  • Understanding the importance of accurate and comprehensive crime data
  • Techniques for collecting and organizing crime data for analysis in CrimeStat
  • Data cleaning, formatting, and transformation for optimal analysis

Spatial Analysis Techniques:

  • Exploring spatial patterns and hotspots of crime incidents using CrimeStat
  • Conducting spatial autocorrelation analysis to identify spatial dependencies
  • Utilizing various spatial statistics tools in CrimeStat for crime pattern detection

Temporal Analysis Techniques:

  • Analyzing temporal trends and patterns of crime incidents in CrimeStat
  • Identifying seasonality, cyclic patterns, and long-term trends
  • Using time series analysis tools in CrimeStat for forecasting and prediction

Space-Time Analysis:

  • Understanding the spatio-temporal nature of crime incidents
  • Detecting and analyzing space-time clusters and hotspots using CrimeStat
  • Investigating the relationship between space and time in crime data

Advanced Techniques in Crime Analysis:

  • Utilizing advanced CrimeStat functions for specialized analysis
  • Network analysis for crime mapping and pattern detection
  • Incorporating other data sources (e.g., demographics, environmental factors) in CrimeStat analysis

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Our courses are designed to challenge and inspire professionals to step out of their comfort zones and explore new horizons. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application, our programs help professionals refine their existing skills and acquire new ones, making them more versatile and competitive.

FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.