Traceability Versus Trackability

Traceability Versus Trackability

Tracing motor vehicles is completely different than tracking them. The same is true of cellular devices. You trace cell phones with International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMIE) number, and you track them using the “track my phone” feature. Tracking...
Revitalizing Core Crime-Prevention Strategies

Revitalizing Core Crime-Prevention Strategies

What are the core crime-prevention strategies of law enforcement agencies? In 1973, there was a landmark study titled, “The Kansas City Preventive Patrol Experiment.” The experiment examined public perceptions and actual crime levels as it relates to the...
Avoiding Victimization Through Crime Prevention Measures

Avoiding Victimization Through Crime Prevention Measures

Guest blog by Thomas Raulen, law enforcement professional.* Law enforcement officials and the public they serve tend to agree that crime prevention and criminal apprehension are among the top mandates for police agencies. In furtherance of at least one of those...
Security Systems: More Than Just Burglar Alarms

Security Systems: More Than Just Burglar Alarms

Guest blog by Thomas Raulen, law enforcement professional.* When you hear the term, security system, what comes to mind? For many, it is what used to simply be called a burglar alarm. Through the use of door and window sensors or motion detection, unauthorized entry...