Introducing the data-rich Peers in Public Records Index — the ONLY Index that tracks trends in public records for state and local governments.
This whitepaper dives into the data trends of the public records files themselves and user activities related to processing public records requests, as well as looks at changes in the complexity of scale, diversity, and connectivity since Q1 2018.
April 1, 2021
One of the assailants was armed with a handgun, the other with a knife. The assailants pushed the detective from behind and began physically assaulting him while rummaging through his pockets, police said.
February 9, 2021
Troopers obtained a search warrant and made entry. Police say the suspect had barricaded himself inside the house. After entry, troopers found that the suspect had allegedly set up a booby trap and made other preparations to harm troopers.
February 4, 2021
Friday night, members of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Gang Suppression Unit (GSU) found a car connected to an investigation, the sheriff's office said. Two people were sitting inside of the car. The detectives tried to "make contact" with the people in the car, but at some point during the encounter, shots were fired.
January 18, 2021
Police in Grafton, WI, about 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Milwaukee, said in a statement that the department, FBI and Food and Drug Administration are “actively” investigating.
December 31, 2020
In total, 19 state felony charges for firearms and terror-related acts were filed against seven individuals known to be members or associates of the group known as Wolverine Watchmen.
October 8, 2020
The charges filed on Tuesday give the first indication of what police believe is a possible motive, that the shooting is the result of a robbery. A detective wrote in court records that the trio shot and killed Det. James Skernivitz and Scott Dingess, 50, during an attempted robbery.
September 8, 2020
A $35,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the nurder of Detective Skernivitz.
September 7, 2020
Investigator Luis “Mario” Herrera died at 3:30 a.m. surrounded by his wife and children, the family reported.
September 7, 2020
Detective James Skernivitz was working on an undercover drug deal and he and his informant were ambushed while sitting in the car.
September 4, 2020
Tools for digital intelligence analysis, ballistics matching, and crime scene scanning are becoming easier to use and are yielding faster results.
August 3, 2020
A Montgomery, AL, police detective was killed Monday morning in an apparent domestic violence related incident and her ex-boyfriend was charged in connection to her death.
July 8, 2020
In the POLICE Special Report: Drug Enforcement, Protection & Testing, read about how to accurately test narcotics in the field, the legal justification for using K-9s in drug enforcement, and the policing of illegal marijuana grows in states where it is legal to sell and cultivate marijuana under license.
May 12, 2020
New tools help detectives collect, analyze, and share information to clear caseloads more quickly and efficiently.
April 17, 2020
For law enforcement officers who use mobile ALPR to aid investigations, the new Genetec AutoVu SharpZ3 allows patrols to flag vehicles based on vehicle type and color where no license plate was identified by a witness.
March 20, 2020