You needn’t be a criminal investigator for particularly long before beginning to feel overwhelmed. Even the most seasoned detectives can be torn between competing priorities such as internal briefings, public scrutiny, phone calls, emails, and the general business that police officers experience every day. Causing even more grief – and consuming additional time and resources … More The benefits of investigation case management software
Sterling, VA (August 24, 2017) – Visallo, the Sterling, VA based provider of investigation analytics software, today announced a strategic partnership with Crime Tech Solutions out of Leander, TX. According to Jeff Kunkle, President of Visallo, the partnership enhances his company’s suite of easy-to-use, web-based data visualization tools for investigative link analysis, data discovery, crime … More Visallo and Crime Tech Solutions: Partners in Crime-Fighting Software
Posted by Tyler Wood, Director of Operations at Case Closed Software. Investigation Case Management (ICM) and Major Case Management (MCM) for law enforcement have always required a great deal of effort. Keeping track of every lead, every record, every relevant piece of information always takes time and manpower. Especially if the agency is stuck using … More Save a tree… Go digital for investigation case management!
How Investigative Agencies do More with Less The investigative units of law enforcement agencies all around the world face many of the same challenges. Chief among those challenges is the fact that budgets are tightening, while resources are becoming more and more scarce. Even in the face of reduced funding, investigators are asked to deliver … More Big Data Investigation Analytics: A Difference Maker for Law Enforcement
The shine is most definitely coming off the Palantir® Technologies brand in law enforcement and investigative agencies. Here’s a link to a fascinating story about NYPD and Palantir, and how the former is kicking the latter to the curb. The power that Palantir has over its customers is down-right frightening. Fear not, Palantir clients… Something big is … More Palantir® and NYPD face off over data and deliverables disputes
Cloud computing for law enforcement, in simple terms, refers to software hosted off-agency and available to the user through their internet connection. This type of software-as-a-service, or “SaaS” offers several advantages over software that is hosted locally on the user’s hardware. Computer hardware is always being tweaked and improved upon, and state-of-the-art equipment can become … More The Sunny Side of Cloud-Based Solutions
State and local law enforcement agencies face a growing number of challenges due to lack of resources and the ever-dwindling public coffers. As a result of legacy technologies that compound costs – through maintenance fees, implementation expenses, hardware purchases, and software upgrades – agencies are constantly challenged to do more with less. To … More The Case for Software as a Service in Law Enforcement
Lost in the news of the recent demise of New Zealand based crime-fighting software developer Wynyard Group, is an interesting report published just weeks before the company ceased operations. According to the study, just 55% of U.S. law enforcement agencies currently utilize investigative case management software (CMS), and the majority of users are unhappy with their current systems. Thirty-seven percent … More The Case for Investigative Case Management
The following article originally appeared at In Public Safety, and is a highly recommended read. It was written by Erik Kleinsmith at American Military University. Crime Tech Weekly is posting the article in its entirety for our readers’ convenience… By Erik Kleinsmith Staff, Intelligence Studies, American Military University On November 24, 1971, a man using the … More Hunting for D.B. Cooper – A study in analytics.
October 28, 2016 – Crime Tech Solutions, a fast-growing and vibrant investigation software company based in Austin, TX, today announced a migration path for software users affected by the recent failure of New Zealand based Wynyard Group. Wynyard had positioned itself as a ‘leader in crime fighting software’, but never did find traction in the markets they … More Wynyard Group’s slow, painful death arrives. Now, what about the customers?