17Nov 2014

Conducted Electrical Weapons – also called Conducted Electrical Devices – are more commonly known as stun guns or TASERs (the latter is a brand name often used generically to include similar devices by other brands). Many people already associate these devices with use by police departments, but more recently they have become increasingly common in […]

24Sep 2014

“In this study, the FBI identified 160 active shooter incidents, noting they occurred in small and large towns, in urban and rural areas, and in 40 of 50 states and the District of Columbia. Though incidents occurred primarily in commerce and educational environments (70.0%), they also occurred on city streets, on military and other government […]

20Sep 2014

A new National Institute of Justice website, CrimeSolutions.gov, uses rigorous research to determine what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. In addition to continuing to capture ongoing reviews of justice programs, CrimeSolutions.gov also presents reviews of justice practices. A practice is a general category of activities, strategies, or procedures that share similar […]

14Jul 2014

ASIS releases comprehensive study on the development and implementation of security metrics. Security metrics are vital, but in the field and in the literature, one finds few tested metrics and little guidance on using metrics effectively to inform and persuade senior management. To address the gap, the ASIS Foundation sponsored a major research project designed […]

18Jun 2014

Opening paragraph of forthcoming article on Crime Analysis: With no better evidence than the pocket-sized computer most of have nearby all the time, we know that technology has evolved rapidly over the last few years.  The advancements that made the smartphone possible have also enabled us to analyze crime in ways never before possible.  In […]