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Police-Led Intelligence: A Call for Writers

May 30, 2011 by


Since the announcement in March of our launch, more than 9000 visitors have come to our pages. Dave and I have had lots of conversations because of it, and it’s opened many doors. This is still early days; we don’t get anywhere near the number of comments on our site as we’d like, but it’s […]

MOTW: Cops, Video, Smartphone Penetration & Dropped Complaints

May 20, 2011 by


At the SMILE Conference I gave a talk, and then moderated a panel, on the use of mobile video by citizens and by police. I gave a range of statistics I snaked from ComScore; in this article here I am also including some that were released by Gartner Group on 18 May. First I’m gonna talk […]

Metric of the Week: Europol Crime Report

May 6, 2011 by


We might end up running some of this again in the Intel Intelligencer, because the release by Europol last week of its EU Organized Crime Threat Assessment has both a treasure trove of new metrics and a wide range of intelligence which is of use to crime and intelligence analysts seeking information on crime trends. This […]

PLI Podcast: Zimring on Crime Drops, Metrics and Midnight Basketball

April 20, 2011 by


This week on the Police-Led Intelligence Podcast, we speak with Professor Franklin E Zimring, author of The Great American Crime Decline and (as we wrote a couple of weeks ago), the forthcoming 38-page journal article and book on New York City’s remarkable and sustained drop in crime rates since the 1990s, to be entitled: The […]


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