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.
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"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.
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"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.