Hampshire Constabulary selects MapInfo to create Neighbourhood Profiles

Hampshire Constabulary selects MapInfo to create Neighbourhood Profiles

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London, UK, 17 May 2007: MapInfo Corporation announced the it has been awarded contract by Hampshire Constabulary to create neighbourhood profiles for the 144 neighbourhoods in the Hampshire area.

MapInfo location intelligence services were selected in favour of CACI and Experian to deliver key neighbourhood data in a single, consistent format that was easy to share with local agencies and provided key statistics on local neighbourhoods to support policy and planning activities.

Hampshire Constabulary engaged MapInfo in March 2007 to create individual reports and maps for each of their 144 neighbourhoods, with a focus on demographic variables and map information.

Hampshire Constabulary has the responsibility for policing the central southern area of England, covering the large urban communities of Southampton, Portsmouth and Basingstoke and wider rural and coastal communities, including the New Forest and the Isle of Wight.

Neighbourhood profiles create reference information which can be used to formulate plans to address specific issues, to target resources and to measure the effect of crime reduction initiatives within individual neighbourhoods. Southampton, Portsmouth and Basingstoke and wider rural and coastal communities, including the New Forest and the Isle of Wight.

Neighbourhood profiles create reference information which can be used to formulate plans to address specific issues, to target resources and to measure the effect of crime reduction initiatives within individual neighbourhoods.