Bomb threats and reports of suspicious items in the Philippines: Spatial and temporal patterns

@article{Barrera2017BombTA,
  title={Bomb threats and reports of suspicious items in the Philippines: Spatial and temporal patterns},
  author={Dan Jerome S. Barrera},
  journal={Security Journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={30},
  pages={665-685}
}
Previous research on bomb threats focused primarily on offender characteristics and ignored the spatial and temporal patterns of these events. This study argues that bomb threats and reports of suspicious items are non-random events in space and time. Thus, the study explores the spatial and temporal patterns of these phenomena in the Philippines from January 2010 to April 2014. The author retrieves the data on these events from unclassified online media outlets and coded them for subsequent… 

Bomb Threats

  • S. Morewitz
  • Clinical and Psychological Perspectives on Foul Play
  • 2019

Suspicious Objects

  • S. Morewitz
  • Philosophy
    Clinical and Psychological Perspectives on Foul Play
  • 2019

Identifying Crime Hotspots in CAMANAVA by Geographic Information System using Spatio-Temporal Analysis

Hotspots in crime analysis are regions that require attention from law enforcement, perhaps through increased allocation of resources or location-specific patrolling custom-made to hotspot features.

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 22 REFERENCES

Finnish Bomb Threats: Offence and Offender Characteristics

The current explorative study explored the offence and offender characteristics in Finnish bomb threats (N = 69). The results showed that the bomb threats were most frequently targeted at restaurants

Hot Spots of Predatory Crime: Routine Activities and the Criminology of Place

A leading sociological theory of crime is the “routine activities” approach (Cohen and Felson, 1979). The premise of this ecological theory is that criminal events result from likely offenders,

Introducing the Global Terrorism Database

TLDR
The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) is described, a previously unavailable open source data base that includes some 70,000 domestic and international incidents since 1970 is described and descriptive statistics on the contents of this new resource are provided.

Bomb threats and offender characteristics in Japan

This study examined telephone bomb threats and offender characteristics in Japan (N = 101). The results showed that the most frequent offenders were middle-aged men (mean 42.6 years), motivated by

Near-Repeat Patterns in Philadelphia Shootings

Research from property crime studies has identified a near-repeat phenomenon, where the risk of repeat burglary victimization is transmitted from a burgled location to nearby locations for a limited

The Hotspot Matrix: A Framework for the Spatio‐Temporal Targeting of Crime Reduction

The growth of intelligence‐led policing has placed even greater emphasis on the clear identification of crime hotspots as well as the choice of the crime reduction or detection strategy identified to

BOMBINGS AND VIOLENCE ON MINDANAO: A FRACTAL ANALYSIS

Spatio-temporal data obtained from 1980 to 2013 on the incidence of bombings in Mindanao were subjected to fractal analysis. The inter-bombing times were analyzed through a multi-fractal formalism

The Utility of Hotspot Mapping for Predicting Spatial Patterns of Crime

TLDR
This research uses crime data for a period before a fixed date (that has already passed) to generate hotspot maps, and test their accuracy for predicting where crimes will occur next, indicating that crime hotspot mapping prediction abilities differ between the different techniques and differ by crime type.

Space Time Dynamics of Insurgent Activity in Iraq

This paper describes analyses to determine whether there is a space-time dependency for insurgent activity. The data used for the research were 3 months of terrorist incidents attributed to the

Crime pattern theory

A broad understanding of crime requires explanations for both the origins of individual and group criminal propensity and when and where criminal events occur. Crime pattern theory provides