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Crime Mapping Technology and its Impact on Law Enforcement Intelligence

One of the most important technological advancements to enhance the capabilities of law enforcement is the use of crime mapping software, which allows agencies to track crimes occurring in a jurisdiction. By plotting what, when, and where crimes are occurring, law enforcement executives can use the resulting visual data to identify crime hotspots and use this information to allocate resources to areas of repeated criminal activity.

Police Depression: The Silent Killer

By Mark Bond

Depression in police work is a silent killer. Depression can be stealthy, even for the most resilient officer, and can take a physical and mental toll on the mind and body if it goes unrecognized and untreated. Unfortunately, the silence within police culture discourages the acknowledgment of depression and mental illness. This silence cannot continue.

How Education Impacts Police Performance

By Mark Bond

Research studies show police officers who have earned a college degree demonstrate better overall job performance and have greater advancement opportunities than their colleagues without a college degree. Why has the police profession been so slow to adapt higher educational standards and requirements?