Criminal
Geography!
You are a Burglar ... Where
would you burgle and why?
Criminal Geography
• Watch the video here and answer the
following question;
– How are mapping techniques important
to the...
Where do you feel the
most unsafe?
1) Think about an area you know that you
do not feel safe in - write it down.
2) What a...
Crime place perception
Draw these 2 lines into your exercise books
and place the following 8 places on the lines
LIKE DISL...
Turn to p90 in the
text book or p96
The Criminal’s Mental Map
Different places offer different
opportunities for crime. Like shops to steal
from or houses to...
The Criminal’s Mental Map
1. Look at the places shown on your photos.
Which would you feel least safe in?
Why?
2. Explain ...
A ________ will use a mental ___to help
them decide which _____to target.
Usually a criminal will head for areas
that they...
You are going to produce a PERCEPTION
MAP of crime in Surbiton.
1. Mark 3 safe places and 3 unsafe places
on the map – USE...
Homework
• Imagine you are writing a letter to
Surbiton Police station, letting them
know which areas are unsafe around
Su...
L3 criminal geography ap 2012
L3 criminal geography ap 2012
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L3 criminal geography ap 2012

  1. 1. Criminal Geography!
  2. 2. You are a Burglar ... Where would you burgle and why?
  3. 3. Criminal Geography • Watch the video here and answer the following question; – How are mapping techniques important to the police?
  4. 4. Where do you feel the most unsafe? 1) Think about an area you know that you do not feel safe in - write it down. 2) What about the place where lots of crime would take place? – Write down your short description.
  5. 5. Crime place perception Draw these 2 lines into your exercise books and place the following 8 places on the lines LIKE DISLIKE SAFE UNSAFE
  6. 6. Turn to p90 in the text book or p96
  7. 7. The Criminal’s Mental Map Different places offer different opportunities for crime. Like shops to steal from or houses to burgle. We all have mental maps in our mind of areas we know well. The criminal will commit crimes in the areas he knows well, where they overlap with areas of opportunity.
  8. 8. The Criminal’s Mental Map 1. Look at the places shown on your photos. Which would you feel least safe in? Why? 2. Explain why criminals might like the places in photos 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6
  9. 9. A ________ will use a mental ___to help them decide which _____to target. Usually a criminal will head for areas that they know ____, have opportunities for _____and where they can get ____ without being ____. Crime Away Seen Well Areas Criminal Map The Criminal’s Mental Map
  10. 10. You are going to produce a PERCEPTION MAP of crime in Surbiton. 1. Mark 3 safe places and 3 unsafe places on the map – USE A KEY! 2. Shade the areas according to how safe you perceive them to be 3. Repeat the process and, either as a separate map or an overlay, create a second map from the point of an OAP. Perceptions of Crime: Crime in Surbiton
  11. 11. Homework • Imagine you are writing a letter to Surbiton Police station, letting them know which areas are unsafe around Surbiton High School and why. Include a map!

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