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Featured Articles

Better Than a Crystal Ball  

Can you predict the future? Some agencies are finding that you can by using tools that enable them to perform predictive policing, which is defined as the use of mathematical, predictive, and analytical techniques in law enforcement to identify and disrupt criminal activity.

FirstTwo: Incident Intel at Your Fingertips  

There is a staggering amount of information about people and places that can be harvested on the internet and through social media, if you know how to find it and compile it.

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Ransomware: Digital Extortion  

In just the first quarter of this year ransomware attacks extorted more than $200 million from victims, including individuals, businesses, hospitals, government offices, and law enforcement.

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The Time is Right for Big Data Solutions  

No longer the exclusive domain of the IT department, newer big data solutions are now designed to be used by front line analysts and investigators, with just one or two days of training and without the need for sophisticated oversight.

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Getting Your Unmanned Aircraft Program Off the Ground  

Because of relaxed FAA requirements for law enforcement operations of unmanned aircraft, now is a very good time for agencies to consider adding "drones" to their emergency response resources.

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Crossmatch Introduces Innovative Mobile Ten-Print Technology

The new FAP60 thin film transistor (TFT) sensor from Crossmatch is designed to process FBI compliant enrollments and rapid ID checks on a single device, all without the weight and bulk of optical-based sensors.

Kustom Signals' New Eyewitness Vantage Body Worn Video Now Shipping

Kustom Signals, Inc. has announced the Eyewitness Vantage, Officer Worn Video in HD, is now shipping. Eyewitness Vantage supports HD (1080p, 720p60, 720p30) as well as SD video resolution, allowing agencies to select the video resolution/storage combination that best meets their needs.

IL Man Convicted for Using Emojis to Threaten Police Officer

A Peoria, IL, man was sentenced Thursday to probation and released after spending 85 days in the Peoria County Jail for writing a threatening message to a then-Peoria police officer on Facebook.

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How First-Responder Communications are Evolving

The emergence of simultaneous LMR and LTE capabilities, along with PTT apps on smartphones, tablets and WiFi-only devices, opens...

How Technology is Changing Law Enforcement

Every second of video that an officer’s camera records can be taken into evidence, providing a first-hand account of what took...

IBM Introduces Cloud Version of Coplink

IBM i2 Coplink uses sophisticated analytics and "fuzzy" searches to allow investigators to discover hidden relationships and...

   
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