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How Intelligence-Led Policing Makes Communities Safer

September 4, 2018
ILP’s core philosophy: humanizing police, as well as the citizens they protect, is the most effective form of crime prevention.

Madness Control

July 13, 2018

There are not enough officers and investigators to scan the Internet and discern what's a viable threat.

Stop The Falling

June 18, 2018

If companies can predict consumer behavior with considerable accuracy, is it outside the realm of possibility that the same could be done for criminal behavior?

Chicago Using Los Angeles-Style Predictive Policing Technology to Reduce Murder Rate

February 9, 2018
The lab’s job: to help build and operate Strategic Decision Support Centers, where officers and civilian analysts monitor gunshot detectors, surveillance cameras and other data to pinpoint where crimes occur and where they might happen next.

IACP 2017: Best of Show

December 4, 2017

Here's a look at the products that caught our eye at this year's International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) show held at Philadelphia's Pennsylvania Convention Center.

National Academy of Sciences Says These Police Tactics Reduce Crime

November 9, 2017
What factors can really help drive down crime? The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine said in a report released Thursday that certain “proactive” policies aimed at preventing crime before it happens—including stop and frisk—show mixed results. Yet it is not enough to simply identify what policies appear to reduce crime, a panel convened by the National Academies cautions in the report.

Baltimore Police Track Carjacking Suspects, But Detective Shoots Himself

October 14, 2016
But as two detectives spotted the stolen vehicle and prepared to make an arrest, one of them accidentally shot himself in the wrist, and the suspects escaped.

Better Than a Crystal Ball

September 6, 2016

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.

Spillman Technologies Experiences Record Growth in 2015

March 10, 2016
Although Spillman has experienced continuous financial and customer growth, the 2015 year marked the highest revenue growth in 10 years with a 27% increase over 2014.

How Technology is Changing Law Enforcement

December 8, 2015
Every second of video that an officer’s camera records can be taken into evidence, providing a first-hand account of what took place during any interaction with a subject. The cameras provide the officer’s perspective on the incident unfettered by testimony and witness reports. Beyond that, departments can use the footage to train and practice crisis scenarios, reviewing successful arrests and discovering areas for improvement. Community members and law enforcement officers alike can benefit fro

Learn How to Enhance Officer Safety, Prevent Crime, and Advance Investigations

September 8, 2015
IBM public safety solutions bring a unified approach to public safety that fosters interagency collaboration and provides foundational data integration, visualization, and analysis tools that drive analytics and insights.

Predictive Policing: Seeing the Future

June 30, 2015

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.

LEOs Need to Improve New Technology Knowledge, Practices

March 31, 2015
To assist in crime prevention and public safety efforts, a new report revealed a need to improve the law enforcement community's knowledge of new technologies and practices for leveraging those technologies.

Survey Results Suggest Limited Budgets Slow Law Enforcement's Adoption of Crime-Fighting Software

October 24, 2014
When Wynyard asked nearly 300 police chiefs, federal investigators, analysts, and other high-ranking law enforcement officials if they were using crime-fighting software, only 35 percent said yes; of those departments that were using crime-fighting software, 63 percent were using it to fight drug-related crimes. In the departments that were not using crime-fighting software, 70 percent said they would use it to fight drug crimes if they had it.

Researcher Says Twitter Analysis Can Predict Crime

March 20, 2014
While criminals occasionally taunt law enforcement via Twitter, few are dumb or bold enough to tweet their plans ahead of time.
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