Today, law enforcement has a wide variety of technology tools at their disposal to help investigate, and sometimes even thwart, a crime. One of those tools, Facial Recognition Software (FRS), has been getting a lot of attention as of late. Much of this attention is due to San Francisco’s Board...
Police investigations are the engine of the criminal justice system. They help investigators build the case in the field and prosecutors make the case in the courtroom. But none of this is possible without the right case management tools. In this post, we’ll look at 3 key features your law...
The processes for documenting crime scenes have changed immeasurably in the last 30 years. But while it’s clear forensics has benefited from these changes, many CSIs have failed to keep up with advancements. In this post, we’ll examine why that is and how agencies can get smarter.
Ed Wallace, retired First Grade Detective from the NYPD, offers his opinion on the state of gun control in the wake of mass shooting events.
From body cameras and drones to facial recognition and artificial intelligence, public safety agencies are slowly overcoming the hurdles of procurement to realize the collaboration benefits technology has to offer – such as improved communication, public safety and crime-solving rates. But without the right software to unite everything into one cohesive system,...
How many law enforcement officers would still have their lives today if they had been properly trained and equipped to perform tactical combat casualty care (TCCC)?
Those who worked at Ground Zero, the Fresh Kills Land Fill and the NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner’s morgue were all needlessly exposed to a toxic cocktail of biologicals, chemicals, heavy metals and carcinogenic materials.
Modern police departments can increase solvability, improve courtroom readiness and boost overall agency effectiveness. But only with the right approach to investigation case management. In this post, we’ll look at 5 things they do better than anyone else.
As the opioid crisis worsens law enforcement is increasingly called upon to intervene.
While forensic practices have come a long way, work must be done to improve standards in order for law enforcement to conduct more efficient and trustworthy criminal investigations.