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
For law enforcement and other police service agencies, the ability to rapidly manage and interpret massive amounts of data is of paramount importance. Front line officers require timely and accurate data that enables intelligence-led decision making, and officers must be deployed proactively in order to deter and prevent criminal behavior. As we have written before, the true lifeblood … More A Look at Digital Policing
It had to be in the weeks running up to Halloween, of course. Unless you’ve been hiding under a big red nose and novelty wig, you probably know that there has been a rash of ‘creepy clown’ sightings in communities across the country. These creepy clowns – and the related threats they seem to pose – … More What’s with all the “Creepy Clowns”?
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
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
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
Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor. http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougwood Long before the terrorist strikes of 9/11 created a massive demand for risk and investigation technologies, there was the case of Paul Bernardo. Paul Kenneth Bernardo was suspected of more than a dozen brutal sexual assaults in Scarborough, Canada, within the jurisdiction of the Ontario Provincial Police. As his … More Major Investigation Analytics – No longer M.I.A. (Part One)