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Predictive Policing

How Intelligence-Led Policing Makes Communities Safer

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

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Madness Control

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

Stop The Falling

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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