At the core of many smart public safety solutions is use of “intelligence” -- information that helps hint at the identity of a criminal or suggest where a wildfire is likely to occur. This collection of articles and resources highlight the importance of data gathering, data sharing and data analytics, along with the use of mobile apps, sensor technology and even facial recognition software to make cities safer.
One big city just had its first day without serious crime. Others are watching their crime rates decline by double digits. See how officer-inspired predictive policing technology from Microsoft is helping cities become safer without straining their budgets.
A North Carolina police department cut violent gun crime by nearly half, and it did it without additional police officers or sweeping surveillance. Learn how data analytics technology from IBM is helping stop criminals in Durham.