Police Data: Beyond ‘black’ and ‘white’?

Published by Crime Tech Solutions The notion of predictive policing is hotly debated. Some suggest that the technology removes the elements of racial bias in policing. Others claim that it does little to improve public safety. In fact, the predictive policing world took a hit recently when Milpita Police Department in California canceled a contract … More Police Data: Beyond ‘black’ and ‘white’?

Crime Tech Solutions Acquires Case Closed Software

June 1, 2016 (Austin, TX)   Crime Tech Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of analytics and investigation software for law enforcement and commercial markets, today announced that it has acquired Cleveland, TN based Case Closed Software in a cash transaction. The terms of the deal were not released, but according to Crime Tech Solutions’ founder and … More Crime Tech Solutions Acquires Case Closed Software

Guardian Analytics playing NICE?

We love the head-on approach here by Guardian Analytics. Competition is good, right? http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/guardian-analytics-launches-nice-actimize-replacement-program-300249818.html __ (NOTE: Crime Tech Solutions is an Austin, TX based provider of crime and fraud analytics software for commercial and law enforcement groups. We proudly support the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), Association of … More Guardian Analytics playing NICE?

Link Analysis and Crime – An examination.

Posted by Tyler Wood, Operations Manager at Crime Tech Solutions The topic of fraud is widely discussed, and the focus of thousands upon thousands of articles. Television shows such as Crime, Inc and American Greed have become popular due, in part, to our fascination with the topic of fraud. The organizations that are affected by … More Link Analysis and Crime – An examination.

Uncovering Fraud means Uncovering Non-Obvious Relationships

Posted by Tyler Wood, Operations Manager at Crime Tech Solutions Although no fraud prevention measures are ever 100% foolproof, significant progress can be achieved by looking beyond the individual data points to the relationships between them. This is the science of link analysis. Looking at data relationships isn’t straightforward and doesn’t necessarily mean gathering new … More Uncovering Fraud means Uncovering Non-Obvious Relationships

Professor urges increased use of technology in fighting crime

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

What is Link / Social Network Analysis?

Posted by Crime Tech Solutions Computer-based link analysis is a set of techniques for exploring associations among large numbers of objects of different types. These methods have proven crucial in assisting human investigators in comprehending complex webs of evidence and drawing conclusions that are not apparent from any single piece of information. These methods are … More What is Link / Social Network Analysis?

How Can Crime Analysis Help Police Reduce Crime?

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?

IBM Crime Analytics: Missing the mark? CTS Hits the bullseye!

Posted by Crime Tech Solutions – Your source for analytics in the fight against crime and fraud. September 7, 2015. IBM announced this week a major update to its IBM i2 Safer Planet intelligence portfolio that includes a major overhaul of the widely used Analyst’s Notebook product. The product, which has become increasingly abandoned by its user … More IBM Crime Analytics: Missing the mark? CTS Hits the bullseye!

Using Link Analysis to untangle fraud webs

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor. NOTE: This article originally appeared HERE by Jane Antonio. I think it’s a great read… Link analysis has become an important technique for discovering hidden relationships involved in healthcare fraud. An excellent online source, FierceHealthPayer:AntiFraud, recently spoke to Vincent Boyd Bryant about the value of this tool for payer special … More Using Link Analysis to untangle fraud webs