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Determining Optimal Police Patrol Areas with Maximal Covering and Backup Covering Location Models

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  • Kevin Curtin

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  • Karen Hayslett-McCall
  • Fang Qiu
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Networks and Spatial Economics.

    Volume (Year): 10 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 125-145

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:netspa:v:10:y:2010:i:1:p:125-145

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    Keywords: Maximal covering; Backup covering; Optimization; Geographic information systems; Police patrol areas; Police beats;

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    1. Linda Green & Peter Kolesar, 1984. "The Feasibility of One-Officer Patrol in New York City," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 30(8), pages 964-981, August.
    2. Hasan Pirkul & David A. Schilling, 1991. "The Maximal Covering Location Problem with Capacities on Total Workload," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 37(2), pages 233-248, February.
    3. Revelle, Charles & Snyder, Stephanie, 1995. "Integrated fire and ambulance siting: A deterministic model," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 29(4), pages 261-271, December.
    4. Jan M. Chaiken & Peter Dormont, 1978. "A Patrol Car Allocation Model: Capabilities and Algorithms," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 24(12), pages 1291-1300, August.
    5. Hasan Pirkul & David A. Schilling, 1988. "The Siting of Emergency Service Facilities with Workload Capacities and Backup Service," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 34(7), pages 896-908, July.
    6. Galvao, Roberto D. & Gonzalo Acosta Espejo, Luis & Boffey, Brian, 2000. "A comparison of Lagrangean and surrogate relaxations for the maximal covering location problem," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 124(2), pages 377-389, July.
    7. Priest, Thomas B. & Carter, Deborah Brown, 1999. "Evaluations of police performance in an african american sample," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 27(5), pages 457-465, September.
    8. Galvao, Roberto Dieguez & ReVelle, Charles, 1996. "A Lagrangean heuristic for the maximal covering location problem," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 88(1), pages 114-123, January.
    9. Linda Green & Peter Kolesar, 1989. "Testing the Validity of a Queueing Model of Police Patrol," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 35(2), pages 127-148, February.
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    Cited by:
    1. Hill, Rebecca Lee & Curtin, Kevin M., 2011. "Solar powered light emitting diode distribution in developing countries: An assessment of potential distribution sites in rural Cambodia using network analyses," Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 45(1), pages 48-57, March.
    2. Wilfredo Yushimito & Miguel Jaller & Satish Ukkusuri, 2012. "A Voronoi-Based Heuristic Algorithm for Locating Distribution Centers in Disasters," Networks and Spatial Economics, Springer, vol. 12(1), pages 21-39, March.

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