The notion that law enforcement fusion centers regularly violate individuals’ privacy rights as they capture intelligence on gangs, terrorist activities, organized crime, and other threats to public safety is simply not true. That, according to a study published in the Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology. The paper, “Law Enforcement Fusion Centers: Cultivating an Information Sharing Environment while Safeguarding … More Criminal Intelligence Databases: Violations of privacy rights are the exception, not the rule.
The backbone of any functioning criminal intelligence unit is the strength of its intel files and/or gang records. Best practices for gang intelligence suggests that agencies should regularly update and contribute gang intelligence to a specialized gang intelligence system (aka gang database). These intelligence systems can manage and store thousands or millions of records of … More Intelligent Gang Intelligence
The headline on OPB.org is rather silly, actually…. Why Is The State Of Oregon Conducting Intelligence Work? Well, you know, because Intelligence work is kind of important. The question isn’t ‘why’… the question is ‘how’. Read on… The article is an excellent read, and outlines precisely why compliance with Federal regulation 28 CFR Part 23 is … More Why is Oregon conducting Intelligence work?
Posted by Crime Tech Solutions This article originally appeared HERE in Jamaica Observer. It’s an interesting read… A University of the West Indies (UWI) professor is calling for the increased use of technology by developing countries, including Jamaica, to assist in the fight against crime. Professor Evan Duggan, who is Dean of the Faculty of … More Professor urges increased use of technology in fighting crime
Posted by Crime Tech Solutions – Your source for analytics in the fight against crime and fraud. NOTE: This great article is property of International Association of Crime Analysts and is posted in it’s original format HERE… What do Crime Analysts Do? One: Finding Series, Patterns, Trends, and Hot Spots as They Happen Crime analysts review … More What the heck do Crime Analysts do?
Posted by Crime Tech Solutions The following article was published just over a year ago HERE by Dr. Laura Wyckoff, a Fellow at Bureau of Justice Assistance. We think it is worth exploring: “Focusing resources on high-crime places, high-rate offenders, and repeat victims can help police effectively reduce crime in their communities. Doing so reinforces … More How Can Crime Analysis Help Police Reduce Crime?