"This issue discusses the Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS) initiative and how it is helping law enforcement executives deploy resources more efficiently and effectively. This initiative was developed through a partnership between National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Institute of Justice. DDACTS emphasizes using geographic mapping to locate crime and traffic hot spots and target these areas with highly visible traffic enforcement. This issue also illustrates the use of DDACTS in Baltimore County Md., Lafourche Parish, La., and Nashville, Tenn."
National Institute of Justice: http://nij.ncjrs.gov/
Geography and Public Safety (June 2010), v.2 no.3