A crime travel demand model was applied to 258 bank robberies that occurred in Baltimore County, Maryland, between 1993 and 1997 to understand the likely travel patterns of bank robbers. The data are assigned to both origin and destination traffic analysis zones, and a predictive model is developed to understand the correlates of the zones where offenders live and those of the zones where the bank robberies occurred. The results support the hypothesis of a vehicle trip from a poorer, denser neighborhood to a nearby bank that was located in a commercial area on a major arterial. Plausible travel routes are analyzed, and an escape route scenario is developed. The results have implications for policing and provide insights into the likely escape routes that bank robbers would use.
Social Science Computer Review – SAGE
Published: May 1, 2007
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