Sacramento’s Real-Time Crime Center (and why you need one)

Photo Credit: Smart Cities Council.com

From the Smart Cities Council:

“Pick a city — any city — and crime is likely at or near the top of the list of citizen concerns. But while most citizens in most cities are worried about crime, Sacramento actually has a crime problem. Rates of murders, rapes and robberies all climbed last year – and by amounts greater than that of any other major city.

Sacramento is trying a number of different things to bring crime down, but what’s notable is that it’s bringing all of those different things together in one system. The police department’s new Real-Time Crime Center is really a model of what a smart city should do on a large scale. Everything from camera footage to gunshot detection information streams into a single system that helps officers anywhere make people safer. The power isn’t any one tactic; it’s all of them working together for good.”

Read More…

Additional Resources
What is a Smart City
9 months ago
Smarter, Better, Faster: Where Smart Cities Are Headed by 2020
From SecurityInfoWatch.com: The article covers a wide-ranging discussion regarding the use of sensor […]
Data Image 1s and 0s
9 months ago
Is Predictive Policing Right for Your Smart City?
From the Smart Cities Council: "Predictive policing, the process of using data and analytics to ant […]
Data image 1s and 0s
9 months ago
How One City Plans to Get Smarter (and share how they did it with others)
From the Smart Cities Council: "It's the reality so many cities know all too well. Urban populations […]
Join the Justice Clearinghouse Community of over 23,309 Justice Practitioners!

Join the Justice Clearinghouse Community of over 23,309 Justice Practitioners!

3-5 times per week we will send you updates on free upcoming webinars, custom created infographics and interviews with our presenters

You have Successfully Subscribed!

X