Tag: Policing
March 20, 2020

How Police Departments are Entertaining Kids during Isolation through Social Media

While kids are stuck at home, several police departments across the country are using social media to entertain the little ones. Some officers are reading books and others are encouraging kids to create art projects. Let’s look at a few examples.

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March 13, 2020

How International Police Agencies are Facing the Coronavirus Outbreak

Over 4,000 people have lost their lives, thousands more are fighting for their survival in hospitals, and the virus is officially now classed as a pandemic by the World Health Organization…

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March 5, 2020

Artificial Intelligence Helping Law Enforcement: 3 Current Uses in Everyday Global Policing

Here’s how these three uses of AI have helped police departments to fight crime in cities across the world…

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February 18, 2020

South African Police Partners with Facebook to Find Missing Children

Social networking can be a powerful tool when it comes to rallying people for causes. That is exactly why the South African Police Service (SAPS) has partnered with Facebook to use its platform to deliver amber alert notifications when a child goes missing…

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February 11, 2020

How Open Data is Transforming Law Enforcement in Toronto

The Community Assessment Portal is a part of Toronto’s new community-based policing initiative, which uses open data to make both fighting crime and helping people a more transparent job.

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January 27, 2020

Did Google Just Make It Harder for Police to Catch Criminals?

After January 31st, Google will start asking law enforcement to pay for access to suspected criminals’ data. What does this mean for the future?

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January 10, 2020

How Digitally Integrated Technology is Tackling Prison Crime

Almost 11 million people are held in penal institutions throughout the world, of which nearly 20% (2.12 million people) were incarcerated in the US (followed by China with 1.65 million).

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December 11, 2019

How Amazon’s Ring is becoming Law Enforcement’s New ‘Video Surveillance Network’

The home security and smart home company, Ring Inc., is changing the face of neighborhood policing. Just 4 months ago, it was reported that Amazon’s Ring doorbell has partnered with over 400 police forces across the United States.

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November 22, 2019

The Evolution of Self-Driving Cars & Their Policing

Given that, by 2035, there are expected to be 4.5 million self-driving cars moving around US streets,they will have a tremendous impact on police forces.

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October 14, 2019

Domestic Violence: Tech Strategies to Reduce Reoffending & Protect Restraining Orders

Domestic violence carries a high rate of repeat offenders and, even though protection from abuse orders are a common remedy, no contact provisions can be difficult to enforce because the abuser is usually intimately familiar with the routine of the survivor.

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