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This guide provides an overview of the procedures developed by the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP) in collaboration with the Seattle Police Department to identify and map hot spots of…

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This one-pager introduces the concept of Real Time Crime Centers as a model for crime analysis to provide tactical intelligence support to police agencies, particularly for answering calls for…

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This guidebook presents the Stratified Model of Problem Solving, Analysis, and Accountability (i.e., "Stratified Model"), in a succinct and practical way in order to provide direction for…

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This one-pager explains useful data fields in the identification of top offenders - Contribution received from Tempe Police Department

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The Analyst Professional Development Road Map is a guidance document identifying development standards for basic, intermediate, and advanced analysts.

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This four-page document explains some of the utility of a Top Offender Database and gives examples of how the data can be analyzed - - Contribution received from Tempe Police Department

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A BJA-sponsored webinar about violent crime analysis, this resource focuses on the strategic problem solving model and how to effectively identify and analyze problems.

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Training/Technical Assistance
This one-page PDF describes the Bureau of Justice Assistance's (BJA) support for crime analysis through training and technical assistance.

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The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) web portal facilitates the delivery of high-quality, strategically focused training and technical…

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This is the Web portal to the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)-supported Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN).

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This document details the Real Time Crime Center (RTCC) toolkit developed by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg, North Carolina, Police Department.

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This resource is a case study of a regional crime analysis project conducted in northeastern Ohio that involved eight cities, including Cleveland, Ohio, and the Northeast Ohio Regional Fusion Center…

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This resource is a case study of a BJA-supported project in the Tempe Police Department. The project sought to improve the police agency's crime analysis capacity through: 1. Improving capacity…

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The BJA-supported Center for Task Force Leadership and Integrity (CTFLI) Web portal offers training and technical assistance resources.

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Model Policy
This resource is the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Crime Analysis Division's SOP.

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Model Policy
This resource is the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the Real Time Crime Center.

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This resource is a sample crime trend report developed by the Tempe Police Department. This is part of the Nationwide Crime Analysis Capability Project.

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This resource serves as a guidance document for defining community policing.

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This guidebook explains the origins, evolution, and future of Compstat in law enforcement.

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Training/Technical Assistance
This portal is for the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)/ International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST)-sponsored analytical capacity workshops.

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This is an Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)-sponsored 150-page manual on crime analysis.

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This one-page flyer outlines the types of assistance that BJA's National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) anticipates supporting under the Crime Analysis on Demand Training and…

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This resource is a sample of a survey tool to assess the readiness of a police agency to implement crime analysis.

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This review includes all available, scientifically rigorous academic studies evaluating a wide range of street-level drug law enforcement interventions.

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This paper reviews the research on the crime control effectiveness of pulling levers focused deterrence programs.

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This review, which examined the results of nine randomized controlled trials and seven in a meta-analysis, finds no evidence that Scared Straight and other juvenile awareness programs have crime…

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Crime Prevention Research Reviews (CPRRs) synthesize available data for quick review by law enforcement stakeholders.

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CrimeSolutions.gov is intended to be a central, reliable resource to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Its purpose is to assist in…

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CrimeStat is a spatial statistics program for the analysis of crime incident locations. It provides statistical tools to aid law enforcement agencies and criminal justice researchers in their crime…

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The Criminal Intelligence Resources Guide was created to provide the law enforcement intelligence community with a single reference to "all things intelligence." While this document does not claim…

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This document describes one sophisticated, data-driven mechanism for determining offenders. The Harris formula of identifying top offenders considers past known criminal involvements and scores…

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YouTube video documenting the Denver Gun Crime Intelligence Center project in Denver, CO.

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The Developing a Policy on the Use of Social Media in Intelligence and Investigative Activities: Guidance and Recommendations is designed to guide law enforcement agency personnel through the…

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This resource offers considerations, examples of measures of effectiveness, and samples of work/productivity products that may be useful for agencies that plan to establish a Real Time Crime Center…

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Model Policy
Developing a standard operating procedures (SOP) document is an important fundamental step for establishing an effective Real Time Crime Center (RTCC). This document outlines steps needed in…

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Event deconfliction is a critical component in ensuring officer safety and helps prevent "friendly fire" and solve investigations. As of May 2015, the three nationally recognized event deconfliction…

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The Evidence-Based Policing Matrix is a research-to-practice translation tool that organizes all of these studies visually, allowing agencies and researchers to view the field of research, from its…

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This chart depicts the evolution of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Real Time Crime Center.

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Use of the data-driven method for identifying top offenders will identify individuals of highest importance but with various criminal histories. To be useful operationally, it may be important to…

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First-line supervisors play a key role in what the police organization does and how it does it (Skogan 2008), yet little is known about how this rank has adapted to the co-implementation of Compstat…

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The FIAT is a five-day introduction to the basics of law enforcement intelligence analysis. As the name indicates, the FIAT Program aims to provide a foundation, a basic knowledge and understanding…

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The Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) serves as a Federal Advisory Committee (FAC) and advises the U.S. Attorney General on justice information sharing and integration…

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This three-part series provides practical, field-informed guidance for creating positive, productive relations with all members of our multi-racial, multi-ethnic American population. To engage with…

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This report provides an in-depth look at the successful integration of analytics within law enforcement agencies. It examines the application and impact of several initiatives and emphasizes…

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This guide, developed by the Police Foundation with support from the COPS Office, examines the disconnect between crime analysis and intelligence analysis found in many of the nation's law…

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This manual fuses aspects of intelligence analysis with Problem-Oriented Policing. It is focused on the analysis of intelligence and has been written for three groups in local policing agencies: (1)…

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This website is designed to share information, resources, and best practices associated with Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) policy, planning, implementation, management, and performance.

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The International Association of Chiefs of Police's (IACP) Center for Social Media serves as a clearinghouse of information and no-cost resources to help law enforcement personnel develop or enhance…

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Law Enforcement Intelligence: A Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies is a policy oriented review of current initiatives, national standards, and best practices.

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This document offers an overview of using a geographic information system to leverage a crime analysis database.

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This document is a policy guidance resource designed specifically for law enforcement entities and fusion centers to assist them in their efforts to develop comprehensive privacy, civil rights, and…

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This Logic Model was developed by the Northern Ohio Crime Analysis Network to advance the routine use of crime analysis to drive organizational decision making and reduce crime.

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This Logic Model is to further enhance the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's capabilities for solving crime in real time and provide guidance for similar implementation to interested police…

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This resource offers a sample logic model, a planning tool used to clarify and display what your project intends to do and what it hopes to accomplish, as well as to document the potential impact to…

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This resource is the Temple Police Department's Logic Model for reducing crime in hot spots, reducing crime committed by repeat offenders, providing a more rapid intervention in crime patterns…

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This report summarizes findings from the first national study of Compstat and community policing, suggesting that these reforms operated largely independently from each other, with one having little…

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This resource provides the minimum training standards for intermediate-level analytic courses.

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Version 2.0 of the National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan (NCISP) is designed to build on the recommendations identified in version 1 of the NCISP ten years ago and to further promote…

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This online fact sheet provides an overview of the National Network of Fusion Centers.

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Training/Technical Assistance
Funded by BJA, the National Resource and Technical Assistance Center for Improving Law Enforcement Investigations (NRTAC) provides training and technical assistance (TTA) and resources related to…

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This document provides an overview of crime analysis and is part of the Nationwide Crime Analysis Capability Project.

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This document is meant to serve as a tool for police professionals to measure important facets related to the police function.

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This tool uses random forest modeling to identify probationers likely to reoffend within two years of returning to the community.

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Training/Technical Assistance
This one-day training is designed to enhance the sharing of information by examining the federal guideline governing the operation of federally funded criminal intelligence systems (28 CFR Part 23)…

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The Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Compliance Verification for the Intelligence Enterprise, developed by the U.S. Department of Justice's Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative…

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Intended as a reference for those who are interested in implementing a problem-solving approach, Problem-Solving Tips: A Guide to Reducing Crime and Disorder Through Problem-Solving Partnerships…

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The Bureau of Justice Assistance, in partnership with the Vera Institute, developed guidance so law enforcement executives may understand how an investment in crime analysts contributes to the goals…

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This resource offers an overview of querying data and gives examples of queries for each type of crime analysis that can be easily performed with an application capable of writing SQL.

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Agencies interested in establishing a Real Time Crime Center (RTCC) will need to consider a range of decisions regarding human (personnel and staffing plan) and technological resources, the chain of…

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This document contains a discussion of some technologies that are being and will be integrated into Real Time Crime Centers (RTCCs) and some of the difficulties that might arise from the use of…

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This paper provides a link to a short video that summarizes the technologies and activities of the Real Time Crime Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. This is part of the Nationwide Crime Analysis…

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The purpose of this document is to report on new experimentation with intelligence-led policing (ILP) to arenas of crime and disorder and beyond terrorism.

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Training/Technical Assistance
This survey document assesses crime analysis training needs in three areas, including police strategies and tactics, substantive areas, and analytical knowledge and skills.

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The objective of this document is to provide a pathway and resources for agencies seeking to implement a regional crime analysis initiative by applying lessons learned in the past decades.

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The Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) Program provides secure information and intelligence sharing capabilities, critical investigative support services, and officer safety event…

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This paper gives an overview of analytical products such as reports and data visualizations.

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The RISS Officer Safety Event Deconfliction System (RISSafe™) was developed in an effort to further enhance officer safety. RISSafe is the only comprehensive and nationwide deconfliction system…

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This resource offers a sample project timeline template that can be used for any project.

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This document offers a description on using the sample top offender database. This is part of the Nationwide Crime Analysis Capability Project.

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The Violence Reduction Network presented a Webinar to orient the audience with tools, methods, and techniques to search for subjects, issues, or people on any number of social media sites. The…

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This document offers an overview of social media analytics, including how agencies can measure success and a list of social media analysis tools.

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The goal of this project is to examine social media in policing from two tactical points of view: (1.) The use of social media by criminal offenders to organize or facilitate criminal events…

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Model Policy
This Model Policy was developed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Center for Social Media in conjunction with the IACP National Law Enforcement Policy Center.

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The SLATT Program hosts and maintains a robust Website, which offers a wealth of online training, publications, and other resources dedicated to terrorism prevention and interdiction activities…

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This web site is designed to assist agencies with identifying innovative and evidence-based solutions to effectively and efficiently tackle chronic crime problems in their jurisdictions. It features…

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This document presents an overview of suggested technology infrastructure for a Real Time Crime Center (RTCC) and includes useful references for acoustic gunshot systems, license plate readers, and…

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Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) offers law enforcement agencies and officers a full range of diverse and far-reaching services and programs to assist agencies, from the beginning of an…

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This document is the Tempe Police Department's General Order for its Crime Analysis Unit and covers topics such as purpose, responsibilities, collection, collation, analysis, products, and…

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This report examines a promising technology-based application: the Crime Gun Intelligence Center (CGIC) model. It presents case studies of the Denver, Milwaukee, and Chicago approaches to…

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This document presents the importance of educating the organization and its employees about what the Real Time Crime Center (RTCC) is, how it operates, and what benefits it can provide, as well as…

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This guidebook has been developed for mid-level managers and commanders of police agencies who are looking for guidance in fully incorporating crime analysis into their agency, particularly into…

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This document outlines the mission of a Real Time Crime Center (RTCC) and offers links to RTCC videos from a variety of departments in the United States - Contribution received from Charlotte-Mecklenb…

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Training/Technical Assistance
This plan outlines the components for a successful training program for analysts, command staff members, and line officers, and provides links to helpful resources for additional information.

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This awareness brief identifies the ways domestic and international extremists of all persuasions use Twitter to promote violence and examines the role of community policing in addressing violent…

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Webinar
This Webinar explores how social network analysis (SNA) can be used to understand and guide gun violence prevention efforts. The Webinar covers the basics of SNA, with the aim of providing a…

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This one-pager lists the ways in which analytical function benefits law enforcement agencies.

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