Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Choose a local criminal justice organization or agency, and discuss the following:
- How are mapping and Geographic Information System (GIS) programs utilized?
- Conduct research into mapping programs other than GIS, and select the best program. Explain why you made your selection.
- Provide examples of how the selected program assisted in solving crimes.
- Explain the limitations of providing personal or confidential information, and address the restrictions on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
- Identify and address current issues with FOIA.