A Look at Digital Policing

For law enforcement and other police service agencies, the ability to rapidly manage and interpret massive amounts of data is of paramount importance. Front line officers require timely and accurate data that enables intelligence-led decision making, and officers must be deployed proactively in order to deter and prevent criminal behavior. As we have written before, the true lifeblood … More A Look at Digital Policing

Overland Park senior crime analyst Jamie May joins Crime Tech Solutions

September 16, 2016 – (Leander, TX)  Crime Tech Solutions, a fast-growing provider of low cost / high performance crime fighting software and analytics is delighted to announce the addition of Jamie May as senior analyst and strategic advisor to the company. Ms. May has spent over 17 years as a crime and intelligence analyst for Overland Park … More Overland Park senior crime analyst Jamie May joins Crime Tech Solutions

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

Data continues to influence policing

Great article by Megan Favignano at New Press Now. Original article at http://www.newspressnow.com/news/local_news/data-continues-to-influence-policing/article_ef968ba2-389c-5289-b341-a9818ae231d7.html A copy of the article follows: A recent report questions how some police departments are using data to forecast future crimes. The report examined how departments are utilizing predictive policing, a computer software that uses data to forecast where crime may happen, who … More Data continues to influence policing

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.

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?