The public, media and others have a right to see video footage collected from body-worn cameras on law enforcement officers, but compliance issues with governing agencies adds a lot of complexity to these requests. Consider four key questions agencies owning—and are responsible for—all that video
Law enforcement and emergency services are swiftly moving to cloud computing solutions to improve communication, collaboration and record storage, as well as to gain access to criminal justice information systems (CJIS).
Despite the obvious and potential benefits for public agencies to move their IT services to cloud-based infrastructure, many are understandably reluctant to be an early adopter, which some believe potentially puts data at risk. Despite that reluctance, see why many public agencies, including law
Historically, policing has been a largely reactive pursuit. Today, anticipating criminal behavior has taken on a new meaning: Data-driven prediction of high-risk people, places and events allow police to work more proactively than ever before.
The world can become an increasingly safe place when people who are in charge of real-world safety and cybersafety are equipped with data and analytics. From cyber threat analysis to public safety prediction and response, here are the Safer Planet initiative’s top 10 stories of the year.
Thanks to big data and analytics, the public sector has made great strides in a short time. See for yourself how much progress has been accomplished, and find out how you can take advantage of these advances.
Organizations don’t have to be helpless in the face of emergencies and disaster events. Using the power of data-driven impact analytics, organizations can anticipate and simulate emergency scenarios to improve response decisions and reduce economic and human costs.
Weather can be a critical factor in everything from retail sales to hedge funds to your utility bill; indeed, weather plays a very big part in our economy. And nowhere is weather more important than in the area of emergency management.
The Internet and our social feeds are full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out the most interesting articles that give us fodder for thought and debate.
The Internet and our social feeds are full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This Public Sector News series skims the wires and pulls out highly interesting articles that provide the fodder for thought and debate.
Without video analytics, your video surveillance system may be an expensive waste instead of offering a valuable capability. Video analytics can push events of interest to your monitoring staff rather than merely depending on bored operators to notice when something happens.
Today, thanks to the opportunities presented by new technologies, we are seeing another stage of emergency management. This new stage balances the historical approach to emergency management with the potential of technology to unify resources and adapt plans in real time.
The world’s population is increasingly moving to urban areas, creating a dense and complex environment for crime. To combat urban crime, public safety workers are breaking down departmental silos and moving toward predictive policing systems. But how can we ensure public safety officials present a
The Internet and our social feeds are full of blogs, news and articles on the strides that the public sector is making with big data and analytics. This issue of Public Sector News skims the wires and focuses on some interesting articles that offer food for thought and debate.