John Beck

Law Enforcement Industry Manager

John Beck’s areas of responsibility include the use of GIS as the platform for police planning, analysis, operations, and citizen engagement. His current focus areas include real-time system and sensor integration, big data analysis and the use of GIS to promote open and transparent policing.

Prior to joining Esri, Beck was a police officer in Reno, Nevada. As an officer, he was part of a team that developed GIS and crime analysis capacity at the agency and created interactive desktop and web mapping applications that helped reduce crime and improve problem solving through intelligence-led policing. He was also part of a team that produced weekly crime analysis reports shared both internally and regionally.

Beck has a M.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada as well as B.A.’s in Anthropology and Geography.

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