Associate Magazine-Jan/Mar 2021
POLICE DEPARTMENTS TURN TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
As early as the 1960’s police departments were envisioning ways to harness data and put it to work to improve policing. But no one could have imagined then the sheer volume, velocity and variety of digital data that would be available today. A study by IDC estimates that the size of the digital data universe is doubling every two years, and policing is no exception. Technological innovations are creating more data every day - body-worn cameras, license plate readers, in-car cameras, surveillance cameras, gunshot detection, drones, internet connected devices, cell phones, and social media.
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