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

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.

Best Practices – Geospatial Crime Mapping

Posted by Tyler Wood, Operations Manager at Crime Tech Solutions. Crime mapping technology is a powerful and valuable tool for law enforcement. The ability to represent crime statistics visually – in a meaningful way – is helping police forces across America to analyze, understand, predict, and even prevent crime. It is, however, important to use caution when … More Best Practices – Geospatial Crime Mapping

Policing in my hometown (Winnipeg) gets smart

Posted by Douglas Wood, Crime Tech Solutions As a native Winnipeg boy, this article in the Winnipeg Sun caught my attention… The government of Manitoba, Canada won’t be making good on its 2011 election pledge to put an extra 50 cops on the streets to combat crime and keep Winnipeg neighborhoods safe. But it’s not because … More Policing in my hometown (Winnipeg) gets smart

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?