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Countering Super Gangs with Crime Analytics  

It has become a recurring issue for law enforcement nationwide, and internationally: the rise of the "super gang," an affiliation of distinct criminal organizations—temporarily or permanently—to pursue mutually beneficial strategies and/or profits.

Predictive Policing: Seeing the Future  

Predictive policing is the computerized analysis of historical crime data from databases, record management systems, and other digital sources. Agencies have achieved a lot of great results using this tool, but experts say law enforcement agencies have just begun to scratch the surface of what the technology can do.

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Body Cameras: Keep It Real  

Body-worn cameras will be a game-changer, but no new law enforcement technology is the be-all, end-all "silver bullet" that people often think it will be.

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Digital Video: Working Under the Microscope  

When the public sees a news video that apparently shows an officer committing excessive force, the incessant media-driven quest for "Justice! Now!" puts false hope in the minds of many that there will be quick and easy answers for complex events.

Kings of the Road  

There are many things that an in-car video system can do that body cameras can't do or can't do nearly as well. Primarily, in-car video evidence capture was specifically designed for monitoring the activity in and around a vehicle—whether that vehicle is stopped or moving.

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Safariland Acquires Vievu

The Safariland Group today announced that it has acquired Vievu, known for its body worn video and data management solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

SMILE LE Social Media Conference to be Held in Canada in October

The 12th SMILE Conference will be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada from October 6th-8th. Since 2010, the SMILE "Social Media the Internet and Law Enforcement" Conference has been devoted to social media and Internet initiatives for police.

Ex-U.S. Agent Charged With Bitcoin Theft to Plead Guilty

One of two former U.S. agents charged with pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars in digital money during the investigation of the illegal Silk Road Internet drug emporium reached a plea agreement with prosecutors.

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IBM Introduces Cloud Version of Coplink

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

Four Important Communication Technology Trends For 2015

Cellular convergence and the importance of end-user application guided the development of nearly half of Pryme’s new product...

Bait Devices Help Law Enforcement Crack Down on Cellphone, Tablet Theft

Through its bait program using Assisted Patrol-equipped devices, Dayton arrested and convicted four individuals who had been...

   
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