Reducing Gunfire Through Acoustic Technology

Gun violence is a highly-complex problem without a single solution. In cities across the country where gun crime has risen exponentially since 2020, properly addressing this crisis means creating a comprehensive gun crime response strategy focused on reducing gunfire and utilizing the right tools.  ShotSpotter’s acoustic gunshot detection technology, for...
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ARPA Funding: More Money is Available to Address Rising Gun Violence

Fighting Crime with the American Rescue Plan Act Last year, President Biden provided guidance that American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds may be used for “investing in technology and equipment to allow law enforcement to more efficiently and effectively respond to the rise in gun violence resulting from the pandemic.”...
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ShotSpotter Goes Beyond Gunshot Detection

It’s a difficult environment with more retirements and resignations negatively impacting cities and leading to burnout for existing officers. “Normal” staffing levels may never return. But with that said, ShotSpotter is here to support the law enforcement profession and maximize the impact of your limited resources. While we are known...
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The Importance of Investigative Analysis

The FBI dates investigative analysis to the 1970s as one aspect of support the Bureau provides to local, state, and federal agencies. The Bureau’s Behavioral Science Unit developed a method of inferring offender characteristics from the details of a crime, a practice that became known as profiling. Investigative analysis today...