Motorola Solutions has acquired PublicEngines, a privately held provider of cloud-based solutions that deliver crime analysis, predictive policing and citizen engagement capabilities for law enforcement agencies, governments and other organizations.
PublicEngines announced that it has added citizen Camera Registration to its popular CrimeReports public crime map, which allows citizens to privately register the location of their security cameras with local law enforcement.
PublicEngines announced a new free service to help law enforcement agencies better understand the benefit of predictive analytics in their jurisdiction.
PublicEngines announced that it has now launched three new crime categories for CommandCentral Predictive.
PublicEngines announced the availability of a new, free Webinar on Interjurisdictional Data Sharing to be held on May 28th, 2014.
PublicEngines Announces Cross-Agency Sharing of Crime Data Now Possible, Opening New Era in Crime Analysis
PublicEngines announced a new capability in its industry leading CommandCentral Analytics service that allows nearby agencies to share data with each other, known as Interjurisdictional Data Sharing.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is trying to make a registry of homeowners’ surveillance cameras that could be used to catch criminals.
PublicEngines announced that it has added a new feature to its popular CrimeReports public crime map that allows citizens to privately register the location of their security cameras with local law enforcement.
PublicEngines announced the results of a field study looking at the use of predictive analytics to accurately predict future crime.
It's common for local news agencies to come out with annual crime data. Police typically release that data once a year and we push the information out to you. But now with Crimereports.com it's easier for us to keep an eye on the numbers too, in real time. Numbers that we can crunch along with police and release data faster.
PublicEngines announced the availability of a new, free Webinar training series focused on modern crime data analysis and Intelligence-Led Policing techniques starting January 2014.
PublicEngines announces crime data quality tool designed to make it easy for police agencies to correct mis-mapped and mis-categorized crimes housed in their RMS system in order to facilitate more accurate crime analysis.
By combining several proven and effective prediction algorithms and based on the industry-leading law enforcement analytics platform CommandCentral, PublicEngines has created the most accurate and powerful crime prediction tool available.
PublicEngine Launches Powerful Predictive Analytics Tool that is Proven 2.7 Times More Effective Than Hot-spotting
PublicEngines Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies for Second Year in a Row
PublicEngines announced today it has been recognized by Inc. magazine for the second consecutive year as one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S.
PublicEngines announced plans to launch CommandCentral Predictive™, a highly accurate crime prediction tool designed to deliver daily reports to law enforcement officers to aid in predicting and preventing crime.
PublicEngine's leading law enforcement mobile app is now available on both iOS and Android devices.
PublicEngines announced the launch of CrimeReports Plus™. CrimeReports Plus combines CrimeReports, the industry's most popular public crime map with an essential, internal crime intelligence dashboard; placing these indispensable tools in the hands of every law enforcement agency.
PublicEngines today announced the launch of University Safety Bundle, which offers colleges and universities a comprehensive package to support compliance with The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act.)
The department recently unveiled a new "Department Direction" that makes use of a new mobile app, called CityConnnect. aimed at engaging the community while freeing up valuable resources.
PublicEngines launched Email Reports for its CommandCentral crime intelligence dashboard, which allow users to easily create reports that can be scheduled and automatically distributed via email.
Since its launch, TipSoft has generated three million tips, recovered $60 million, $2.6 billion in drugs seized, and more than 11.000 stolen vehicles recovered.
TipSoft enables the military to receive information on criminal or terrorist activities, as well to learn about illegal or dangerous activity whether it is occurring on base, in the general vicinity of the base, or at one of the hundreds of contractors' locations in use.
Utilizing TipSoft™ from PublicEngines™ Colorado's Safe2Tell® program has achieved more than 1,000 suicide interventions in the Colorado area since the two organizations joined forces to promote student safety.
"We are incredibly proud to have achieved this milestone, and for being the largest collector of up-to-date crime data in the U.S.," said William Kilmner, PublicEngines CEO. "As we continue to see an increasing number of public safety agencies recognize the power and benefits of connecting with the citizens they serve through tools like CrimeReports, we expect the number of crimes we map will continue to increase."
Bullying has become an epidemic in the United States. Sadly, technology is adding to the problem. More than a quarter of all students say they have been 'cyber bullied' either online or via cell phone. However, technology can also be a game-changing asset in combating bullying. Our TipSoft for Education application allows students to confidentially report bullying in real time to teachers and other administrators.
ABC 4 Exclusive: Where do drug deals go down?
"The Police Department is driven by information. The more precise the information the more proficient we can deal with whatever the issue is," Detective Mike Hamidaeh with the Salt Lake City Police Department.
New Mobile App CityConnect™ Lets Local Law Enforcement Connect Directly to Communities
Law enforcement agencies have continued to adopt social media tools at a high rate; a recent survey from PublicEngines showed that almost 95% of agencies have a website, and nearly 40% have a Twitter feed while 70% have a Facebook page. However, the adoption of technology by the public is even higher.
PublicEngines Named One of Utah's "Emerging Eight" by Utah Business Magazine
Law Enforcement Cloud-Based Solutions Provider Awarded for Innovation and Fast Revenue Growth
"We are very honored to be selected as part of the Emerging Eight by Utah Business and be recognized among such distinguished businesses, said William Kilmer, CEO of PublicEngines. At PublicEngines we feel like we have an opportunity to impact how people address crime, one community at a time."
PublicEngines Named to Inc. 500 List of Fastest-Growing Private U.S. Companies
Rapid Growth Attributed to Innovative Law Enforcement Technology
"The explosive growth of PublicEngines is proof that the law enforcement community needs a platform to publish crime data, expand public information flow, and promote two-way dialogue with the citizens they serve," said William Kilmer, CEO of PublicEngines.
Wanted Men Captured
Two fugitives wanted for murder in California captured in Salt Lake City, UT based on a citizen tip submitted through TipSoft by PublicEngines
Hampshire and Isle of Wight launch local crime map
"Laura Nicholson, assistant chief constable of Hampshire Constabulary, said: "While Hampshire and the Isle of Wight continue to be some of safest places to live in the UK with relatively low levels of crime and disorder, this new website is a great way for residents across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to get the full picture of what is happening in their local area. The system also includes what the police and partners are doing to improve safety in the local community.
"Members of the public can sign up to CrimeReports and receive crime and incident updates by email daily, weekly or monthly so they can continually be aware of what is happening around where they live and work."
New anonymous crime tip phone application launched in Utah
"Bad guys are using technology so why not good guys, right?" says Shurtleff. He says the law enforcement agencies have to keep pace with technology to effectively fight crime.
A new crime weapon from Crimestoppers
"It's just another way for people to feel secure in providing information and because it's Crimestoppers, it's strictly anonymous," she explained.
Walton County Sheriff's Office joins CrimeReports.com, the National Crime Map
"Providing reliable, timely information to our citizens is one of our top priorities, because an informed public is a safer public," said Sheriff Michael Adkinson. "Partnering with CrimeReports gives us the ability to keep the public informed on a regular basis as to what is going on in their community."
Worcester police link to incident website
Residents can track activity
"Information is power," Chief Gemme said. "And we hope that giving the community this information will help them understand crime trends and lower crime in their neighborhoods."
Pensacola Police map crime via Internet
"I think it will be a great tool for neighborhood groups. Many of them are concerned with crime, as really we all are. It will keep track of things and so they won't be last to know." said Helen Gibson, neighborhood coordinator.
Gibson thinks the tracking tool will cut down on crime in the long run.
"You want to feel safe in your area and if there's something that's threatening that, you want to be aware of it and keep on top of it," said Gibson.