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Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies

Recent factsheets

Mental Health and Policing:

The spatial distribution of calls-for-service associated with emotionally disturbed persons: Exploring the role of the environmental context

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News

ICURS will present at the upcoming Western Society of Criminology Conference to be held in Vancouver from February 4 through 6, 2016. To read about these presentations, please click here.

Dr. Martin Andresen, Associate Director of ICURS, has received the 2016 Western Society of Criminology Fellows Award! Congratulations!

Recent ICURS Publications:

Andresen, M.A. (2016). An area-based nonparametric spatial point pattern test: the test, its applications, and the future. Methodological Innovations, in press.

Pereira, D.V.S., Mota, C.M.M., & Andresen, M.A. (2016). The homicide drop in Recife, Brazil: a study of crime concentrations and spatial patterns. Homicide Studies, in press.

Pereira, D.V.S., Mota, C.M.M., & Andresen, M.A. (2016). Social disorganization and homicide in Recife, Brazil. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, in press.

Vaughan, A., Hewitt, A., Andresen, M.A., & Brantingham, P.L. (2016). Exploring the role of the environmental context in the spatial distribution of calls-for-service associated with emotionally disturbed persons. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, in press.

Song, J., Andresen, M.A., Brantingham, P.L., & Spicer, V. (2016). Crime on the edges: patterns of crime and land use change. Cartography and Geographic Information Science, in press.

Andresen, M.A., & Linning, S.J. (2016). Unemployment, business cycles, and crime specialization: an analysis of Canadian provinces, 1981 - 2009. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, in press.

Hodgkinson, T., Andresen, M.A., & Farrell, G. (2016). The decline and locational shift of automotive theft: a local level analysis. Journal of Criminal Justice, 44(1), 49 - 57.

ICURS is featured on the Compute Canada website! To read about it, please click here.

Katherine Brine successfully defended her Master of Arts thesis on December 11, 2015, titled, "The Rural and Remote North: An Ecological Exploration of Mental-Health-Related Police Contacts in Northern British Columbia." For access to this document, please click here.

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