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Overdose Data

I thought that this would be an interesting topic to write about as it lines up nicely with next month's meeting presentation by HIDTA on Fentanyl-laced heroin. In recent months there has been a lot of interest surrounding the quickly

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Breathing New Life Into Your Analysis

Stuck in a rut? So many of the tasks we perform are done on a daily or other routine basis that it's easy to find yourself doing the same thing day in and day out. And while that might get

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Batch Files, Task Scheduler, and Automation, Oh My!

Happy Friday to everyone! It was wonderful to see such a great turnout to the Watertown meeting this month. A huge thank you to Lloyd Burke for what I thought was an outstanding presentation. How outstanding was it? I went

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Military Intelligence Background Aids Crime Analyst – Pittsfield Police Depatment

(The following was taken from the Berkshire Eagle entitled Pittsfield Police Crime Analst Helped by Military Intelligence Background by Jim Therrien) PITTSFIELD — With training in military intelligence, Amanda O'Connor thought there was little chance she'd find civilian employment matching that

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Analyzing Non-Criminal Events

As the title Crime Analyst implies, we analyze crime. But what about all the non-criminal events that get reported every day?  If we choose to simply ignore them then we’re leaving out a very significant piece of the entire law

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