#3: Using Data to Fight Crime

Posted on December 29, 2015

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#3: Using Data to Fight Crime


By Chief Robert Severance, City of Cleburne, TX

Our Take

Data, data, data….It’s a buzzword in local government. Talked about by many, used by few. Chief Severance writes how data and mapping can be embraced by police agencies. He urges local government to stay current with technological advances.

“Local government, like Starbucks or Disney, is in the people business. The effectiveness of technology in local government can be measured by the degree to which it facilitates personal connections with the people it serves and how it increases the overall quality of life in the community,” writes Chief Severance

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#LocalGovSolutions: Mapping Technology Enhances Public Safety

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