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GPS based police station distribution in Allahabad city

Forensic Research & Criminology International Journal
Anurag Verma, Shubham Yadav, Vaibhav Saran

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The Paper examines the spatial distribution of police station in Allahabad City, Uttar Pradesh. Global Positioning System (GPS) was used to measure the coordinates (Latitude and Longitude) of the police station in the Allahabad city, while the population data of each police station were covered from interview and population census (2011). Arc (GIS) software 10.3 ver. was used to draw the map of the distribution. It is important to whether the Police station are informally distributed to help the civilians to locate or reach the police station without much difficulties and also there are times when misperception areas in which Police Station to go and file an FIR. In order to all whether the Police Station are informally distributed or not nearest neighborhood analysis was utilized which has shown that the distribution of Police Station with respect to population in Allahabad city is clustered than random settlement. This study recommends a uniform distribution of Police Station in Allahabad City.


GPS mapping, DGPS, GIS