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Bureau of Justice Assistance’s SPI Spotlight on Effective Policing Technology Initiative

The Strategies for Policing Innovation (SPI) initiative released two Spotlight Reports titled The Role of Technology in the Strategies for Policing Innovation Program: Challenges, Solutions, and Lessons Learned. One report focuses on technology initiatives to reduce crime, such as risk terrain modeling and social network analysis, while the second focuses on hardware initiatives such as body-worn cameras and gunshot detection systems. These reports provide information on successful policing technology initiatives; the impact of technology initiatives on SPI agencies; and challenges and…

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The Wheels of Justice January/February 2020

Sergeant James Post WORKING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND I grew up and ultimately spent my 25 year career in the Midwest, actually about 250 miles from the geographical center of the contiguous United States. Love it or hate it, the Midwest is one of those places in our great country which experiences the full four seasons – that’s the plus. The minus is that, if you are working outside in those four seasons in the Midwest, you can expect temperatures…