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
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.
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?
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?
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?