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Tracking crime trends: Improvements help police predict future crimes

Tracking crime trends: Improvements help police predict future crimes | High Tech Use by Law Enforcement | Scoop.it
With high tech tools, and help from residents, police are getting a lot better at tracking crimes and even predicting where a thief might strike next.
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Much of Rural America Still Struggles With Broadband Access

Much of Rural America Still Struggles With Broadband Access | High Tech Use by Law Enforcement | Scoop.it
Only 60 percent of rural American households use broadband Internet service, a government report says.
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When the workplace and social media collide | bPlus

It was just a passing comment, like something you would mutter to a friend during a long day at the call center. "Another day," she said. "Another 50 cents." Titters all around. Only, the comment wasn't whispered to a co-worker. It was posted as a status on Facebook. And it a...
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New police technology is helpful but costly

New police technology is helpful but costly | High Tech Use by Law Enforcement | Scoop.it
Law enforcement has come a long way from the days when Dave Phalen used a pay phone every half-hour to check in while walking the beat in Washington, D.C.
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Technology is pushing police sketch artists aside

Technology is pushing police sketch artists aside | High Tech Use by Law Enforcement | Scoop.it
Police had little to go on the morning a man walked into a
Fairview Heights military recruiting office near St.
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Targeting the next crime | StarTribune.com

Targeting the next crime | StarTribune.com | High Tech Use by Law Enforcement | Scoop.it
Ryan Hughes, a young, spiky-haired computer analyst for the Minneapolis Police Department, pulls up a map of the Twin Cities on his screen
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For post-traumatic stress victims, Pentagon video game may help healing

For post-traumatic stress victims, Pentagon video game may help healing | High Tech Use by Law Enforcement | Scoop.it
TACOMA, WASH. - Virtual soldiers for years have experienced adrenaline-pumping combat scenes in "Call of Duty" and other video games.
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Where are our information systems for highly-complex, longitudinal investigations?

Where are our information systems for highly-complex, longitudinal investigations? | High Tech Use by Law Enforcement | Scoop.it
Being human, it is the nature of law enforcement officers to gripe. Much of the griping focuses on the officers employers and managers, and how backward they are as compared to Greener Grass PD. The
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Police sensing crime before it happens - Chicago Sun-Times

Police sensing crime before it happens - Chicago Sun-Times | High Tech Use by Law Enforcement | Scoop.it
It was a bit like a scene from “Minority Report,” the 2002 Tom Cruise movie that featured genetically altered humans with special powers to predict
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Balto. Co. police use 24-hour 'iWatch' to gather information

The young man in the dark jacket and gray baseball cap worn backward seems to have had a good day shopping at Best Buy in Owings Mills, judging by the size of the blue bag he's carrying as he steps out of the store, glancing quickly to his left in the direction of the surveillance camera. You can see him online now — or anytime — and the Baltimore County Police Department hopes you'll know something about him.
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FBI insists it doesn't need digital backdoors - TG Daily

FBI insists it doesn't need digital backdoors - TG Daily | High Tech Use by Law Enforcement | Scoop.it
Unsuprisingly, the concept of mandating digital backdoors was harshly ...
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Roosevelt Island Installs Parking-Spot Sensors; New York City Explores a Similar System - WSJ.com

Roosevelt Island Installs Parking-Spot Sensors; New York City Explores a Similar System - WSJ.com | High Tech Use by Law Enforcement | Scoop.it
In the first taste of a technology that could transform the way people park their cars in the city, Roosevelt Island is installing a system of sensors designed to make it easier for drivers to find a curbside spot—or get a ticket.
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Dallas police use 'hook books' to track recently arrested offenders | Dallas-Fort Worth Communities - News for Dallas, Texas - The Dallas Morning News

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Police sensing crime before it happens - Chicago Sun-Times

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In Mortgage Fraud Fight, New York Tries Digital Monitor - NYTimes.com

A computer program will search the city’s public property database for red flags that indicate nefarious real estate activities.
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FBI — New and Improved N-DEx

FBI — New and Improved N-DEx | High Tech Use by Law Enforcement | Scoop.it
A search engine for law enforcement agencies is expanding nationwide this month.
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Time Cops: Can police really predict crime before it happens?

Police departments have long been in the data game, with such efforts as CompStat. But there's a new twist: They're not just using statistics to assess the past. Now they're trying to predict the future.
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Domestic use of aerial drones by law enforcement likely to prompt privacy debate

Domestic use of aerial drones by law enforcement likely to prompt privacy debate | High Tech Use by Law Enforcement | Scoop.it
AUSTIN - The suspect's house, just west of this city, sat on a hilltop at the end of a steep, exposed driveway. Agents with the Texas Department of Public Safety believed the man inside had a large stash of drugs and a cache of weapons, including high-caliber rifles. (RT @thomasheverin: Domestic use of aerial drones by law enforcement likely to prompt privacy debate http://t.co/2hq90X3)
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