14 Trends of Interest in Policing

Did you know that nationwide, violent crime rates are roughly half of what they were in the early 1990’s? Police departments have achieved these goals in large part by deploying an endless array of new strategies and new technologies. In 2014’s Future Trends of Policing report we discover at least sixteen separate efforts that have […]

Top Changes in Policing in the 21st Century

“Do we want to police in the future the way we are policing today? I don’t think so,” Police Chief Jim Fox explains in a recent publication on policing trends. We want to highlight some of those trends here and find out where your police department falls when it comes to the integration of all […]

Data Analytics in Policing: the Rise of Predictive Policing

Businesses across industries are now looking at the value of analytics in analyzing patterns and predicting behavior from vast amounts of information available now that many corporations have gone digital. Police have become proactive as their mission has expanded to incorporate strategic measures. To that end, the rise of predictive policing has emerged and departments […]

Why PD’s Nationwide are Expanding their Mission to Include Proactivity

When your kids tell you that they want to grow up and be a police officer, they are going to need a whole lot more than responsiveness and decision-making skills to do the job. In 2015, policing has expanded to include more than the traditional reactive responsibilities such as “calls for service and crime investigation.” […]