Category Archives: Law enforcement and security

Crime prediction

Crime fighters have long used brains and brawn, but now a new kind of technology known as “predictive policing” promises to make them more efficient. A growing number of law enforcement agencies, in the US and elsewhere, have been adopting software tools with predictive analytics, based on algorithms that aim to predict crimes before they…
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Big-data Analytics in Criminal Investigations

Big data mining and predictive analytics are gaining acceptance in criminal investigations and public safety. The predictability of violent crime is the foundation for the behavioral analysis of violent crime. In many ways, terrorism is violence with a larger agenda. Terrorism and efforts to support it also encompass other crimes including fraud, smuggling, money laundering,…
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