Using crime analysis solutions to take a ‘Byte’ out of crime

Posted by Crime Tech Solutions  Law enforcement agencies everywhere are tasked with reducing and investigating crime with fewer and fewer resources at their disposal. “To protect and serve” is the highest responsibilities one can sign up for, particularly in light of recent well-publicized criticisms of police by activists in every city. That responsibility weighs even … More Using crime analysis solutions to take a ‘Byte’ out of crime

Crime Hot Spots and Risk Terrain Modeling

By Tyler Wood, Operations Manager at Crime Tech Solutions. One of the many functions crime analysis performs is the identification of “hot spots”, or geographical areas that seem to be hubs for criminal activity. Identifying these hot spots through best practices in geospatial crime mapping allows law enforcement to focus their efforts in areas that … More Crime Hot Spots and Risk Terrain Modeling

NBC News gets rare look at NYPD CompStat meeting

Posted by Tyler Wood, Operations Manager at Crime Tech Solutions. NBC News was recently allowed a rare opportunity to sit in on a CompStat (computer statistics) meeting with the New York Police Department and they shared their experience with their viewers. Watch the short video HERE. (NOTE: Crime Tech Solutions is an Austin, TX based … More NBC News gets rare look at NYPD CompStat meeting

China building big data platform for pre-crime

Re-posted by Crime Tech Solutions – Your Source for Investigation Software It’s “precrime” meets “thoughtcrime.” China is using its substantial surveillance apparatus as the basis for a “unified information environment” that will allow authorities to profile individual citizens based upon their online behaviors, financial transactions, where they go, and who they see. The authorities are watching … More China building big data platform for pre-crime

CrimeView and TriTech – Concerned? Maybe you should be.

Posted by Tyler Wood, Operations Manager at Crime Tech Solutions In the release of a not so well-kept industry secret, Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) finally announced this week (February 29, 2016)  that it has sold The Omega Group assets to TriTech Software Systems, a leading provider of public safety software. The Omega Group is a large … More CrimeView and TriTech – Concerned? Maybe you should be.

Crime Mapping. More than Law Enforcement?

Posted by Crime Tech Solutions Geographic information systems aren’t exactly new. Drugstore chain Walgreens has used the technology for close to 15 years for market planning. More recently, however, the company has endowed that visual information with location-specific data—and published far more broadly, so that store managers and its corporate real estate team can use … More Crime Mapping. More than Law Enforcement?

What is Geospatial Crime Mapping?

Posted by Crime Tech Solutions with information gathered from Wikipedia. Here’s a fact: Any understanding of where and why crimes occur can help prevent future crimes. Mapping crime can help law enforcement protect citizens more effectively. Simple maps that display the locations where crimes or concentrations of crimes have occurred can be used to help direct … More What is Geospatial Crime Mapping?