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New Investigations Book Available: The Ten Must-Haves to Be a Great Detective

Retired Homicide Detective Ramesh Nyberg shares tips and techniques from his 27 year law enforcement career and his ten years of operating a private investigation agency. This new book is filled with information and guidance you can use to be the best detective possible. Surveillance, tech tools, interviews, and valuable investigative strategies are included. Detective Nyberg worked in one of law enforcement’s most elite homicide offices at the Miami-Dade Police Department starting in the 1980s. He was right in the…

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New Brief on the Use of Predictive Analytics in Policing

This brief, published by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the CNA Corporation, provides an accessible resource for law enforcement agencies and their stakeholders (e.g., crime analysts, policymakers and researchers) who are interested in learning more about the role of predictive analytics in police operations. Specifically, the brief summarizes the use of predictive analytics to inform policing operations; distinguishes between approaches to predictive analytics (person-based and place-based); highlights the emergence of machine learning algorithms as a preferred predictive analytics technique;…