Banner_The-Minority-Report

Crime

  • News
  • Alternative
  • Banner
  • Featured
  • Plain
  • Condensed
  • option_is_array
  • Cost Of Retail Crime Reaches All-Time High Stores took a £613m hit last year as the number of offences fell but the average value of goods stolen each time increased.   The annual cost of retail crime has soared to an all-time record of £613m as thieves increasingly use violence and target luxury goods, industry figures show.It was a 2% rise on the year ...
  • News
  • Alternative
  • Banner
  • Featured
  • Plain
  • Condensed
  • option_is_array
  • UK Home Secretary urges police to use predictive analytics & data to fight crime Theresa May urges police forces to use digital technology to find crime patterns and locations most at risk. UK Home Secretary Theresa May has urged police forces to use predictive analytics in crime prevention, instead of spending too much money on expensive, fragmented and outdated systems. Speaking at the Police ICT Suppliers Summit, May said: “Forces have ...
  • News
  • Alternative
  • Banner
  • Featured
  • Plain
  • Condensed
  • option_is_array
  • UK should prepare for use of drones in terrorist attacks, says security thinktank Power stations, summits and the PM’s car are all potential targets for unmanned aerial vehicles carrying explosives, says Remote Control project Commercially available drones have the potential to be converted into flying bombs capable of hitting targets such as nuclear power stations or the prime minister’s car, a report by a security thinktank has warned. The report, ...

Innovation

  • News
  • Alternative
  • Banner
  • Featured
  • Plain
  • Condensed
  • option_is_array
  • UK retailers spending £2bn annually on loss prevention solutions The UK retail industry continued to spend around £2 billion on loss prevention solutions – the equivalent of 0.58% of overall sector sales – in 2014, according to new research. Of the retailers surveyed in the annual Global Retail Theft Barometer, which is underwritten by an independent grant from Checkpoint Systems, the majority use CCTV/DVR, security ...
  • News
  • Alternative
  • Banner
  • Featured
  • Plain
  • Condensed
  • option_is_array
  • Big Data on the Beat – Predictive policing has arrived Complex algorithms can anticipate—down to the level of the street corner—where crime is likely to occur.   Predictive policing used to be the future,” said career cop William Bratton, “and now it is the present.” In mid-May 2015, Bratton—the visionary former chief of police in Boston, New York City, Los Angeles, and currently again top cop in ...
  • News
  • Alternative
  • Banner
  • Featured
  • Plain
  • Condensed
  • option_is_array
  • Eagle-eyed: Dutch police train birds to take down drones As the use of drones increasingly worries everyone from firefighters and air traffic control to law enforcement, Netherlands’ national police have aligned themselves with a group that hates flying robots on principle: the bald eagle. Dutch police have joined forces with Guard From Above, a raptor-training security firm based in the Hague, to keep wayward drones ...