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IBM predictive analytics help slash crime rates in Memphis

By Candy Phelps

It sounds like something from a sci-fi movie: software that predicts where and when crimes are going to happen. But for the Memphis, Tenn. Police Department (MPD), the results of using IBM’s SPSS predictive analytics software couldn’t be more real.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2010)
 

Niche Technology and DOI software deal connects more than 6,000 officers across the U.S.

By Candy Phelps

In one of the largest geographic law enforcement data-sharing deployments in the world, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) went live in November with Niche Technology Inc.'s Records Management System (RMS) in the implementation of its Incident Management Analysis & Reporting System (IMARS).

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Nov/Dec 2010)
 

City of Paris Texas Police Department Rolls Out New AVL System from Computer Information Systems Inc.

 

The City of Paris Texas Police Department has successfully implemented the Automatic Vehicle Location System (AVL) from Computer Information Systems Inc. (CIS), enhancing current operations of their Mobile Computing System (MCS) also from CIS.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jul/Aug 2010)
 

Think twice before purchasing data mining tools that lack regulatory compliance capability

By Stephen G. Serrao

Knowing the “rules of engagement” for information management before investing in technology for law enforcement is very important.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jul/Aug 2010)
 

Fighting crime with intelligence

By Kevin Mergruen

In Richmond, Va., police deployed officers in areas with high past New Year’s Eve crime rates, cutting gunfire incidents by 49 percent and increasing weapons seized by 246 percent.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jul/Aug 2010)
 

Forward-thinking advances public safety in Kane County, Ill.

By Sarah Blajek

By now it is common knowledge that technology can help public safety agencies overcome the never-ending challenges of serving and protecting their communities.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT May/Jun 2010)
 

Tampa Police, E•SPONDER® partner to develop crime-fighting technology

By Candy Phelps

The partnership between E•SPONDER®, a St. Louis-based leader in incident management software, and the Tampa, FL Police Department is a good example of how industry leaders and agencies can collaborate to develop crime-fighting solutions that give police more bang for their buck.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Mar/Apr 2010)
 

Speech analytics uncovers trends in call data

By Tim Burke

Early in 2009, Chester County, PA, was struggling with an arson spree. The FBI, ATF, City, County and the fire department set up a multi-agency task force to try to solve the arsons.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jan/Feb 2010)
 

When you need to know: The role of information sharing in public safety

By Mike Goebel

One of the most often used words in public safety today is “interoperability.”

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jul/Aug 2009)
 

FIDEX: Improving forensic data exchange in the 21st century

By Robin Jones

Reducing forensic crime laboratory backlogs is a problem with a number of root causes and, as such, offers no easy solution.

(This article was originally published in Public Safety IT Jul/Aug 2009)
 
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