The Kitty Genovese Murder

The Kitty Genovese Murder

Not your ordinary brutal murder — Kitty Genovese was murdered on March 13th, 1964 in New York City just outside her apartment building. There was something different about her killing. There are the facts, which got muddied, but the story about her brutal death and...
Big Data Before There Was ‘Big Data’

Big Data Before There Was ‘Big Data’

Big Data yesterday and today — According to Wikipedia, Big Data is data sets that are so voluminous and complex that traditional data-processing application software are inadequate to deal with them. Well, I have important news. The FBI and its Criminal Justice...
Street-Level Operation Identification

Street-Level Operation Identification

A commitment to our neighborhoods — Because of our ability to map the location of homes and businesses, we are proposing that for every pocket of 20 customers who purchase our security kit, a sign will be provided to the public works department to be erected in a...
A Picture Will Never Lead To a Conviction

A Picture Will Never Lead To a Conviction

A picture “ain’t worth squat” — A picture will never lead to a conviction. It might be worth a thousand words in journalism, but a picture “ain’t worth squat” to law enforcement professionals. Ask any defense attorney if they can get a person off if...
Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS)

Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS)

Intelligence gathering at the FBI — The largest division at the FBI is the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS). In essence, it’s the FBI’s intelligence arm. It is the umbrella over a number of intelligence services including the National Crime...
March is Asset Management Awareness Month

March is Asset Management Awareness Month

Enterprise Asset Management catches on — Operation Identification, even at the urging of law enforcement professionals, has never caught on among the public since it’s inception in 1963. But every global corporation and large manufacturer, every state and...