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Policing in the Time of Covid-19

Law enforcement patrol operations are based to a large degree on habit. Criminals tend to operate in zones where they feel comfortable, where the rewards outweigh the risks. The well-established criminological theory of repeat and near-repeat behavior confirms this across different crime types, ...

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Geolitica and Community Policing

The term "community policing" has been around for a while, at least since the 1980s. There have been a number of definitions over the years, but most of them reflect a similar theme. We can start with the US Department of Justice's working definition: "Community policing is a philosophy that prom...

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Feature Spotlight: NEW Patrol Heat Map!

Geolitica has made some significant new changes to our Patrol Heat Map feature. We have improved the color display scheme, added the ability to view the data underlying the boxes, and provided the capability to download box patrol data. What the Patrol Heat Map does is aggregate all AVL/GPS data ...

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PredPol / Geolitica Named to GovTech100 List for 5th Straight Year

SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA, 7 January 2020: PredPol, the market leader in predictive policing and patrol operations management, announced on January 7th that it has been added to the prestigious GovTech100 list for the fifth consecutive year. The GovTech100 list was created by Government Technology m...

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Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Agency's Data?

It’s no secret that community expectations of law enforcement are rising. Yet, many agencies are dealing with budget constraints and recruiting difficulties, which really brings new meaning to the phrase “do more with less”. When it comes to optimizing your agency resources, your RMS and CAD dat...

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