Crime Analysis

The National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) article, “From Crime Mapping to Crime Forecasting: The Evolution of Place-Based Policing,” highlights how advances in analytical capabilities have enabled the criminal justice community to combine crime, geographic, and social data to conduct statistical analyses, identify crime patterns, and forecast where crime is likely to occur.

Webinar - The Changing Nature of Crime and Criminal Investigations

Crime is evolving rapidly, creating new challenges for law enforcement agencies. By using computers, communications platforms, and other technologies, criminals commit crimes that were unheard of a decade or two ago, while also finding different ways to commit traditional crimes. For law enforcement agencies to keep up in this new environment, they must change their approach to criminal investigations. Physical evidence and witness statements are no longer sufficient in many cases.

Webinar - Milwaukee, Wisconsin Police Department Networks of Criminals (NOC) Youth Offender Program

This webinar will present the Milwaukee, Wisconsin Police Department’s novel and integrated Networks of Criminals (NOC) approach. This analytic approach integrates criminal history data, threat intelligence, and social network analysis to identify youth offenders that are believed to be substantially impacting motor vehicle and robbery trends. This unique, three-dimensional approach is a foundation for collaboration between crime analysts and investigative officers.

Join the Justice Clearinghouse for the webinar “Overlaying Digital Intelligence and Ballistics Technology to Enhance Investigations” on Wednesday, July 18 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET. During this webinar, participants will learn how law enforcement agencies are using technology to gather and examine evidence – both physical and digital – to solve gun-related violent crimes.

Webinar - Overlaying Digital Intelligence and Ballistics Technology to Enhance Investigations

Today’s investigations into violent crimes, especially gun-related crimes, have become more time-consuming due to factors including increases in the sources and quantities of digital and ballistics evidence. These new investigative challenges are stretching small and large departments alike. To solve these increasingly complex cases, law enforcement agencies are overlaying innovative technologies that help investigators gather and analyze both physical and digital evidence more effectively and with greater efficiency.

On April 19, 2018, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) released a request for proposal (RFP) to solicit a cadre of subject matter experts to support the Crime Analysis on Demand Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program. Through this program, experts will provide assistance directly to law enforcement agencies to advise on effective uses of data to predict, prevent, and respond to crime.

Join the International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA) for the webinar “Networks of Criminals (NOC) Youth Offender Program - IACA Innovations in Crime Analysis Award Winner” on Friday, January 26 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET. During the webinar, participants will learn about the NOC Youth Offender Program, an innovative offender-based strategy and intelligence process for addressing youth offenders in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Webinar: Networks of Criminals (NOC) Youth Offender Program - IACA Innovations in Crime Analysis Award Winner

The Networks of Criminals (NOC) Youth Offender Program is an innovative offender-based strategy and intelligence process that utilizes an algorithmic methodology to identify youth offenders and their social networks currently impacting Milwaukee’s motor vehicle theft and robbery trends. NOC offenders are identified every week using a unique methodology for the comparative analysis of up to 500 emerging or perpetual like-offenders based on their 1) criminal history, 2) threat assessment, and 3) social network analysis.