We’re Just Getting Going: Top Police and Technology Events in H2 2018

Posted by Fifth Dimension

 

Law enforcement’s cutting-edge technologies are helping to keep law enforcement officers one step ahead of the criminals. The world of police and technology comes together at events across the globe, and the number of events around Intelligence and Homeland Security is rapidly growing every year. We’ve put together a list of not-to-miss conferences and events for the second half of 2018. Take a look!

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Topics: law enforcement technology, AI

Stopping Mass Shootings: How AI Can Help - Part 1

Posted by Fifth Dimension

The United States faces a major problem. Since the start of 2018, there's been an average of one mass shooting every day. Three out of every five Americans are afraid that they or a family member will die in a mass shooting event. With little political action taking place on the issue, Americans are turning to other solutions to respond to the increasing threat.

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Topics: AI, public safety, mass shootings

How Big Data and AI Can Help Crack Down on Crime

Posted by Fifth Dimension

The crime rate in the U.S. may be decreasing, but the difficulty in solving crimes is increasing. Police departments and LEAs face complications in collecting, storing, and analyzing huge amounts of data on criminal activity. This data is often stored in different formats across different systems, making it difficult to quickly cross-reference information. In the case of major time-sensitive crimes, processing this data could mean the difference between life and death.

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Topics: law enforcement technology, AI

4 Ways AI Can Make the Public Safer

Posted by Doron Cohen

This article was originally posted to GCN.

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Topics: AI, public safety

From Fingerprinting to ArtificIal intelligence: A Brief History of Police Technology

Posted by Fifth Dimension

Today’s officer frequently drives a car loaded with everything from an in-car video camera, traffic monitoring radar units, and computer data terminals to body cameras and department-issued cell phones. That’s a lot of tech.

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Topics: law enforcement technology

Bringing the Best in Tech to Law Enforcement

Posted by Fifth Dimension

Law enforcement agencies’ (LEAs) and police departments’ (PDs) goals are to make our communities safer. To do so, they need to solve cases effectively and quickly. However, today’s departments and agencies are tasked with massive datasets and limited amounts of time that require a new approach to the processing and analysis of information to reduce crime.  

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Topics: unified data architecture, law enforcement technology