Posts Tagged: criminal

Predictive Analytics: How to Prevent Crimes from Happening

Police departments across the U.S. are piloting crime prevention programs that rely on a smart analysis of historical crime data in neighborhoods across their cities. And they are finding that they can cut burglaries by as much as 27 percent! City police departments across the country are turning traditional police officers into “data detectives.” Police… Read more »

High tech police gadgets to fight crime

Would you have a problem with a police van being parked in your neighborhood? This same armored vehicle has large red letters painted on the side that state, “Warning: You are under video surveillance.” The front bumper taunts, “Whatcha gonna do when we come for you?” This is the “The Peacemaker,” the Fort Lauderdale Police… Read more »

Sex Offender Supervision in the Nation’s Capital

By Paul S. Brennan, M.P.A. Edited by Leonard Sipes. In 1999 Michael was transferred to the Sex Offender Unit (SOU), a newly implemented offender supervision team. Michael, a mild mannered 55 year old man, was no stranger to the criminal justice system. In 1987 he had been incarcerated for eighteen months on two charges of… Read more »

New TV Show-Police, Parole and Probation Cooperation to Supervise Criminal Offenders-DC Public Safety

See http://media.csosa.gov (television). “Police, Parole and Probation Cooperation” provides an overview of inter agency cooperation between the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA) and the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) of Washington, D.C. CSOSA partners with MPD and other law enforcement agencies and adjacent states on a wide variety of public safety initiatives. Both agencies… Read more »