Category: Big Data
December 12, 2023

How Digital Evidence Management Saves Departments Money

As technology continues to advance, often at what seems like exponential speed, a workplace has to change, adapt, and evolve. Police departments and law enforcement agencies across the country and the world grapple daily with the changes these technological advances bring. While new tech often offers many benefits to a police department, from enhanced safety […]

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April 22, 2022

How Data-Driven Technology Effectively Helps Law Enforcement to Combat Human Trafficking

Only the significant profile cases get to us when we listen to the news about human trafficking cases. It is a common misperception that most cases involving this nefarious type of crime are on a global scale. Still, the reality is that most human traffickers operate at a community level in small cells that spread […]

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April 14, 2022

Predictive Policing: What’s changed since we first implemented this technology?

Far from being the stuff of science fiction movies, algorithm-based predictive policing has aided law enforcement in deterring crime in communities across the country for the last few years. With varying degrees of success, police departments everywhere have been stepping up their efforts to protect and serve by using state-of-the-art technology that has the potential […]

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April 7, 2022

NIBRS: What Is It and How Can Police Departments Benefit from It

Data collection is the pillar of any criminal investigation, yet many police departments nationwide are yet to incorporate newer technologies for this purpose. These departments still rely on the old Summary Reporting System (SRS), first established in the 1920s by the FBI—then the Bureau of Investigation— as part of the Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR). […]

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April 1, 2022

How Do Digital Evidence Management Integrations Work?

There was a time when police departments handled all evidence management in basically the same way. It was a paper-based procedure that started at the crime scene, with an officer collecting a piece of evidence, tagging it, and placing the evidence in a bag. Then, they wrote information on the bag, such as a case […]

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March 31, 2022

How Smart City Technologies Will Affect the Future of Policing

For law enforcement agencies to stay relevant, they must move with the times. As communities change over time, their police departments should too. As society is currently going through a period of unprecedented technological change, staying on top of new trends has become one of the key responsibilities of law enforcement. Increasingly, however, it isn’t […]

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March 23, 2022

Real-time operation centers: The next big deal for policing in the digital age

Effective surveillance can be a major challenge. The first hurdle lies in gathering enough data to be useful. Then, once you have enough data, the second question is how to sort what’s useful from what isn’t. And once you’ve figured that one out, you need a system that ensures the right people can access the […]

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January 28, 2022

What Is the Most Secure Way To Store Digital Evidence?

If, 20 years ago, you’d tried to predict how law enforcement would change over time, it’s unlikely you’d have put ‘managing and storing large amounts of sensitive data’ at the top of your list. And yet modern police departments are having to do just that. Along with hospitals and government agencies, they are continually tasked […]

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January 27, 2022

Learn What’s Coming for Law Enforcement Software in 2022

We live in a time of unprecedented technological change. From video games and streaming services to video conferencing, social media and news services, so many aspects of our lives change every year as new platforms are introduced and old ones are updated.  When it comes to law enforcement technology, things are no different. And just […]

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December 29, 2021

The Law Enforcement Trends That Shaped Policing in 2021

While every year comes with its ups and downs, it seems fair to say that, globally speaking, the past two years have proven to be particularly difficult. However, alongside these challenges we’ve also seen some exciting developments.  From social issues to technological progress, our lives seem to be changing faster than ever. Many of us […]

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