Police Foundation

Police Foundation

The Police Foundation is a national, non-partisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting innovation and improvement in policing through its research, technical assistance, communication and professional services programs. Established in 1970, the foundation has conducted seminal research in police behavior, policy and procedure, and works to transfer to local agencies the best new information about practices for dealing effectively with a range of important police operational and administrative concerns.

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20th Anniversary SCIP (Strategic and Competitive Professionals) European Summit 3-5 November, 2015 Madrid, Spain https://www.scip.org/infoConference.php?ConferenceID=526 Maryland Criminal Justice Association 4-6 November, 2015 Ocean City,…

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Baltimore Crime Data Shows Violent Crime Up while Arrests are down. A review of crime data from Baltimore a month after the April riots shows that violent crime is up, but it is vital to consider the data in the context of total crime and over longer periods…

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​Police ‘geofencing’ cuts crime, accidents on Maine coast

Seacoastonline – The York (ME) Police Department is on the leading edge of small police forces nationwide in developing a data-driven system that works to pinpoint areas of town prone to accidents and crime and reduce incidents. It is a system essentially tailor-made for the department, using the expertise of nationally recognized crime analysts hired through an innovative U.S. Department of Justice grant…

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Crime Analysis Symposium Presented to Law Enforcement Executives

More than 40 law enforcement executives attended the first in a series of symposiums presented by the Police Foundation and International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA) designed to help police departments integrate the use of crime analysis to increase effectiveness and reduce crime. The symposium drew police chiefs and other executives from throughout the Northeastern United States and beyond. The other regional locations and dates for the series will be announced…

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  Portland (ME) police using data analysis to better allocate enforcement resources Portland Herald – Knowing when and where different crimes occur helps police figure out where and…

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