Save a tree… Go digital for investigation case management!

    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!

Palantir® and NYPD face off over data and deliverables disputes

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

SoCal City Selects Crime Tech Solutions for Link Analysis.

Crime Tech Solutions, LLC – a fast growing, vibrant software company based in Leander, TX today announced that a large, coastal city in California has selected them to provide sophisticated link and social network analysis software. Crime Tech Solutions was awarded the contract based upon its price/performance leadership in the world of big data analytics … More SoCal City Selects Crime Tech Solutions for Link Analysis.

Compliance with CFR 28 Part 23 Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policies

As a guide for those interested in criminal intelligence systems such as IntelNexus™, Crime Tech Weekly is publishing the following overview of Title 28, Part 23 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR 28 Part 23). The policy reads as follows: CFR 28 PART 23–CRIMINAL INTELLIGENCE SYSTEMS OPERATING POLICIES 1. Purpose. 2. Background. 3. Applicability. … More Compliance with CFR 28 Part 23 Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policies

The Sunny Side of Cloud-Based Solutions

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

The Case for Investigative Case Management

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

Hunting for D.B. Cooper – A study in analytics.

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.

Wynyard Group’s slow, painful death arrives. Now, what about the customers?

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?

Intelligent Gang Intelligence

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

Law Enforcement: Got Big Data… Now What?

Great article from PoliceMag.com, originally posted HERE. Since its introduction nearly a decade ago, big data in the form of analytics has helped police agencies all over the world enhance decision making, improve strategies to combat crime, and ultimately solve—and prevent—more crimes. But while the benefits of mining and critically analyzing huge amounts of data … More Law Enforcement: Got Big Data… Now What?