Operation ID and Boy Scouts

Operation ID and Boy Scouts

Operation Identification (Operation ID) has been a fixture of the Boy Scouts since the first crime-prevention, merit-badge booklet was published in 1996, and most recently revised in 2020. Along with Neighborhood Watch and calling 911 in an emergency, Operation ID is...
Operation Identification Manual

Operation Identification Manual

In 2005, in the aftermath of 9-11, the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance, in collaboration with the National Sheriffs’ Association, released a revised instruction manual for Operation Identification (Operation ID) and its companion, Neighborhood Watch. Even in...
Neighborhood Watch Alternative

Neighborhood Watch Alternative

The basic rules of Neighborhood Watch are pretty much understood by everyone. Keep an eye on your neighbors’ property, keep lines of communications open, dial 911 in an emergency, and call the nonemergency police line for all other concerns. It’s pretty...
Chat GPT and Operation ID

Chat GPT and Operation ID

Chat GPT is all the rage, so we thought we’d ask a few questions using generative artificial intelligence about the underlying strategy of our product known as Operation Identification, and about how My Property ID Registry is a police-accepted enhancement. What...
Overcoming Jet Lag

Overcoming Jet Lag

There’s no simple solution for overcoming jet lag. There isn’t an app for that or a drug you can take. We live in an age where we are always seeking shortcuts and easy fixes, but in many instances, it still takes a bit of work to get things done. Making...
Police Property Rooms

Police Property Rooms

Police property rooms are where recovered valuables are stored before going to auction or being destroyed. That’s because the rightful owners can’t be identified unless the property is marked with a unique identifier and/or there is a record of the serial...
Shred of Evidence

Shred of Evidence

Whether high-profile or low-profile, a criminal case often hinges on a tiny shred of evidence. Even high-profile cases with lots of evidence are difficult to prove in court without the right kind of evidence. Low-profile cases are even harder to prove because without...
Gate Tags

Gate Tags

A gate tag is what rural residents use to identify ranches, farms and remote pieces of property. A gate tag can also protect second homes. At My Property ID Registry (MPIDR), we provide a privacy-protected, one-way communication system where law enforcement or...
Operation ID Training Module

Operation ID Training Module

Operation Identification (Operation ID) is a crime-prevention strategy designed to capture information about valuables before a property crime is committed. Operation ID works for individuals, homeowners, churches, small businesses and tiny municipalities. It also...
False Alarm Reduction Program

False Alarm Reduction Program

The False Alarm Reduction Program (FARP) is designed to control false alarms. In some jurisdictions, it’s estimated that 90% of alarm calls are for false alarms. While much of the FARP programming is built around education and permitting, ultimately, FARP...