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Increasing Analytic Capacity of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies: Moving Beyond Data Analysis to Create a Vision for Change

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Date Published
June 2012
22 pages

This report provides an in-depth look at the successful integration of analytics within law enforcement agencies. It examines the application and impact of several initiatives, some of which are based on intelligence-led policing. The Bureau of Justice Assistance, Law Enforcement Forecasting Group, offers the recommendations in this report as a means to identify and anticipate problems, forecast crime trends and patterns, allocate agency resources, and prevent or mitigate criminal activity critical to enhancing community safety.

Date Published: June 1, 2012