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Year: 2012

Getting Creative

A friend and colleague of mine recently shared this with me. It's a must-see short video PSA created by the Tampa Police Department reminding folks to lock their car doors and hide their bags when they're out doing their holiday

MetroWest police hope to regionalize crime analysis

I found this new article on MetroWest area of Massachusetts possibly regionalizing Crime Analysis. I found it very interesting and wanted to share it to see what others thought. In the hopes of preventing crime across MetroWest, police departments are

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NEU Mapping Paper Gets A+ From Leominster PD Analyst

From Carol Fitzgerald (MACA – Secretary) Tom Mueller, Adjunct GIS professor at Northeastern University asked the MACA membership in July 2012 for crime data that his Geospatial Analysis of Crime class could utilize to learn not only how to map,

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Where are your officers needed most?

Does your Agency do any proactive policing? If so, step up and play a role by using your data analysis skills to glean some new insights and give your department some data-driven direction.   Need a place to start? Try

Securing Your Analytical Products

You’re a busy analyst. That much we’ve established. You tirelessly clean and analyze so that you can provide your agency with useful products and information that will hopefully be used to guide operations. This is the very heart of crime