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10Jun 2021

Violent crimes represent a small but significant portion of the reported crime in the United States.  Categorically, violent crimes occur at a much lower frequency as compared to property crimes and disorder crimes.  However, violent crimes can cause significant harm.  While a robust body of knowledge regarding the effectiveness of crime prevention measures for property […]

13May 2020

Crime analysis is a set of evidence-based analytical techniques and processes used to quantitatively analyze crime and security data to support the planning and deployment of security and other resources to reduce and/or mitigate future crimes and security breaches at specific places. This definition was developed for private sector crime analysts and will be published […]

13May 2020

Available now: Strategic Security Management: A Risk Assessment Guide for Decision Makers, Second Edition Strategic Security Management (2nd Edition) Strategic Security Management, Second Edition provides security leadership and decision-makers with a fresh perspective on threat, vulnerability, and risk assessment. The book offers a framework to look at applying security analysis and theory into practice for […]

17Jul 2016

I’m amazed that the media pays so much attention to violence in Chicago and ignores cities with more violence.  If you compare the violent crime rates for large U.S. cities, you’ll find that Chicago is not the most violent by any measure.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) defines violent crime as murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated […]