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We Need to Talk About Police Officer Mental Health

While their employment makes them an obvious representative of government authority, enforcement, and power, police are also human beings. Over years of service, they are asked to not only enforce the law but make an endless number of judgment calls in volatile, pressure-filled situations by assessing risk and confronting trauma....
precision-policing

What is ShotSpotter’s Precision Policing Platform?

To understand how a precision policing platform helps law enforcement prevent crime and enhance community trust, let’s first address the precision policing philosophy that is the foundation of ShotSpotter’s platform.   Precision policing is a framework for structuring, managing, motivating, and leading a twenty-first-century police force. It’s built upon the...
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Building a Criminal Investigation for Effective Prosecution

When it comes to building a criminal investigation for effective prosecution, ultimately solving crimes and upholding public safety, both investigators and prosecutors have invaluable and interconnected roles to play. In an ideal world, investigators will meticulously document every relevant detail and publish their findings in a highly organized, easy-to-digest report...
Police and community

Four Steps to Improving the Relationship Between Police and Community

The relationship between police and community centers around a complex and deeply rooted social contract that will take concentrated effort and time to piece back together. But there are some actionable steps police can take to start improving relations. 1. Identify Areas Experiencing the Highest Level of Trauma & Gun...