Analysis Of Psychogeography And Criminal Psychogeography

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A radex of criminality is established by using the overall basis of quantitative and qualitative facets. This divides the crimes and their themes to make it more specific in the psychological area that they relate too. The radex also relates to a target of offending and the aggressiveness of these crimes. The actions, including when, where and how a crime has been committed, which is then combined with any and all aspects and characteristics of the offender that may be of value are often referred to as ‘the A to C equation’ (Canter, 2000, Canter and Youngs, 2009). Issues of locatedness and criminal psychogeography are also factored in in order to give insight into the extent to which certain locations and travel patterns may be relevant to a crime. It is true that many repeat offenders are creatures of habit and will commit most of their crimes in and around the same area, which may even be close to their home address. Analysis of psychogeography does become difficult, however, when examining crimes such as fraud or threatening phone calls. Although it is possible to trace phone numbers and IP addresses, a criminal can always vary these in order to evade authorities. However, such analysis does come back in to use in relation to such crimes as fraud, as the offender may use local banks in order to set up fraudulent accounts (Canter and Youngs, 2009). Although this is useful in local places when situated in places like London the finance capital it will be harder to

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