Using Data to Build Safer Communities

ShotSpotter’s Director Community Engagement Dr. Gerard Tate was joined by Reverend Damita Davis-Howard from Ceasefire Oakland, John Bush from the City of Savannah’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (ONSE), and Wayne Rawlins, President of Ummah Futures International. During the ninety-minute conversation, they discussed the importance of data-driven, community interventions...
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ShotSpotter Effectiveness and Privacy Protections

The other technology panels included license plate readers, facial recognition, and geo-fencing for cell phone number capture. For the first portion of the ShotSpotter panel, former ATF Associate Deputy Director and ShotSpotter’s VP of Analytics & Forensic Services Tom Chittum provided an overview of ShotSpotter’s effectiveness, as well as its...