The first responders who do the critical work of alleviating threats to the public have to balance two separate interests that are often at odds.
Posts Tagged: law enforcement
We see the news coverage of mass shootings, knife and vehicle-borne attacks more often now. Here are some tips and great resources to apply. It could save a life.
A pilot program recently implemented in the Netherlands leverages augmented reality to send visual guidance from remote experts to crime scene investigators in the field.
Open data has the ability to revolutionize the law enforcement community but agencies must first learn how to effectively collect, store and disseminate data. Learn what practitioners across government are doing to address the challenges of opening up data for the law enforcement community.
It might seem counterintuitive that police departments are simultaneously trying to leverage more personal community relationships and deploying new technologies as means to decrease crime. Those two tactics seem like they would directly conflict with each other. In fact, a recent IBM report explains that investing in new technologies actually helps police departments better reachRead… Read more »
As the police and the public continue to connect with technology, there is a growing demand for information. I thought it might be time to share some stats and decided to have an infographic created.
Amid fantasies of hoverboards and self-lacing sneakers, Back to the Future II gives us a glimpse of what people in the 1980s thought government could achieve by 2015. As it turns out, many of those predictions were surprisingly prophetic. The 1989 movie begins with accidental teen hero Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) travelling to theRead… Read more »
When the term ‘predictive policing’ comes up, what movie immediately comes to mind? If you said The Minority Report you aren’t alone. According to Santa Cruz Deputy Chief of Policy Steve Clark, that’s a common reaction. In reality, the technology currently being tested by law enforcement today is just as fascinating as science fiction –Read… Read more »
This post was initially published by Dan Chenok at the IBM Center for the Business of Government Blog. Today, the IBM Center for The Business of Government is pleased to release the report, Mitigating Risks in the Application of Cloud Computing in Law Enforcement, by Paul Wormeli, Executive Director Emeritus, IJIS Institute. This report comesRead… Read more »
With an emphasis on surveillance, evidence, and reporting, law enforcement is an extremely data-intensive field and the New York City Police Department, as the largest agency which deals with the largest American city, has the most data to handle. Lately, with the NYPD’s greater focus on counterterrorism and projects like the Lower Manhattan Security InitiativeRead… Read more »