Crime Rates That Intersected Activity Places

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Since it appears that the vast majority of the offenders are rational, crimes almost always happen at some specific areas, places or regions and are rarely randomly distributed, if not never. This phenomenon is well introduced in the crime pattern theory (Brantingham and Brantingham, 1981, 1984, 1993) which intersects the rational theory, routine activity theory and crime pattern theory. In crime pattern theory, both offenders and victim have their own behavior patterns consisting of the same or different activity places. Crimes are more likely to happen in these intersected activity places. Iron Law of Troublesome Places (Wilcox and Eck, 2011) simply indicates that few places (roughly 20%) are responsible for most of problems (roughly 80%),

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