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Advanced Hotspot Analysis

9th February 2017

Predictive Crime Mapping

22nd March 2017

Hypothesis Testing Analysis

12th April 2017

Crime Analysis

15th-18th May 2017

Understanding Hotspots

Date to be confirmed

Strategic Intelligence Assessments

Summer 2017 - exact dates to be confirmed

Geographic Profiling Analysis

Summer 2017 - exact dates to be confirmed

Department of Security and Crime Science

Mangai Natarajan

Mangai Natarajan, PhD, Associate Professor and Coordinator International Criminal Justice Department of Sociology John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY 10019


Mangai natarajan Ph.D. is associate professor and the coordinator for the International Criminal Justice major at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the City University of New York. She teaches a variety of courses including advanced criminology, research methods and crime mapping at both graduate and undergraduate levels. She has been conducting comparative research on women policing for more than fifteen years and has published widely on the topic. Dr. Natarajan was trained in drugs research at the National Institute of Drug Abuse (Post-doctoral Fellowship and Scientist Development Award). Her edited volume published in 2000 with Mike Hough (Illegal Drug Markets: From Research to Policy, Crime Prevention Studies, Volume 11, Monsey, NY: Criminal Justice Press) is a compilation of research papers on drug dealing enterprises. Her current research interests include developing and testing theoretical models for cross-cultural research on issues relating to women and children, crime prevention, drug trafficking, drug abuse and health issues.

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