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To Predict and Serve: Predictive Intelligence Analysis, Part II

July 6, 2011 by


In Part I of this two part article, Sgt Christopher Fulcher discussed the need for predictive intelligence analysis. In Part II, he gives some specific examples, tips and guidelines. If you would like to contribute non-commercial content in your area of expertise to Police Led Intelligence, please let us know. In 2006, the Memphis Police […]

Reverse Number Lookups & Stolen Mac Tracking

June 3, 2011 by


Here’s some Friday randomness for you since I’m too busy to come up with a Metric of the Week. First up, I want to tell y’all about a cool little jammy that can be useful for cops and analysts on the move: BeenVerified’s NumberGuru, available for iPhone and Android mobile devices, is a free reverse-lookup […]

To Hear What You Need, Stop Listening To Everything

May 4, 2011 by


Twenty years ago, the problem with intelligence analysis was that you had to work really hard for every nugget of data and information you got to analyze, and in lieu of hard data, make inferences from things like socks in the dryer and tingles up your spine. Today there is such an embarrassment of data […]

Cops on Terror Alert; Interrogating Militants

May 3, 2011 by


Yesterday we talked about some of the cyber fallout from the successful US operation against Usama bin Laden; today we will look at some of the physical aspects. We’ve all heard that police agencies around the US are on increased alert for retaliatory attacks. On Sunday night, the US State Department issued a Worldwide Travel […]

Building A Law Enforcement Intelligence Operation Center, Part II

April 13, 2011 by


In Part I of this article and podcast, we spoke with Patrick Ryder, the commanding officer of the asset forfeiture and intelligence division of the Nassau County, NY Police Department. Paddy is back this week for Part II of the podcast. Download via iTunes here | Download this podcast For the past 11 years, Paddy […]

FBI Responds to Guidelines Criticism

April 1, 2011 by


On Monday, our Intel Intelligencer highlighted Emily Berman’s report at The Brennan Center, Domestic Intelligence: New Powers, New Risks, in which she proposes changes to the guidelines for domestic surveillance – primarily by the FBI, but in general as well. We said that you should read the report, as she makes cogent and clear arguments while […]

As Easy As Parenting, Part III: Bridge-Building in the Community

March 29, 2011 by


In Part I of this series, Dave described how officers should use their interviewing techniques not just on suspects, but on everyone they come in contact with in the community. In Part II, Dave set forth his personal philosophy and tactics for conducting non-hostile, non-custody interviews. Your mileage may vary, but this is how Dave does […]

PLI Podcast: Aaron Turner, Mike Vallez

March 23, 2011 by


When it comes to mobile devices in the law enforcement world, there’s great news and there’s pretty bad news. The great news is that there is a wide range of applications out there to choose from that will make the life of a cop easier and more productive – even safer. The bad news is […]

Two New Intel Publications

March 21, 2011 by


One of the goals of this publication is to help disseminate information to the law enforcement intelligence community. We’re not trying to set up a new book review site, but we have often found blogs that point to new research or publication to be very helpful. So we’re taking the idea out for a spin […]

PLI Podcast: Eric Olson, Cyveillance

March 15, 2011 by


Eric Olson thinks about how to reduce extremely large datasets to lists whose elements may be  numbered in thousands. His job at commercial intelligence firm Cyveillance is to focus on the areas of Phishing and specific online crimes including the sale of tobacco and counterfeit drugs, identity theft and child exploitation. Download the podcast here […]


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