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An upcoming World Bank report cites two cities in Colombia and one in Brazil as models for overcoming urban violence.
The software designed by Amnesty International Brazil features crowd-sourced data on shootouts, location, injuries and fatalities, PRI reports.
The intelligence center in Springfield, Massachusetts, draws real-time video from dozens of cameras and instantly detects gunfire, MassLive reports.
New York Mayor de Blasio is trying to bring some law and order to the “Crossroads of the World,” Politico New York reports.
The U. S. city saw dramatic drops in violent crime after introducing microphones that detect gunshots and other policing technology, Yahoo Tech reports.
Abu Dhabi’s newest police car is designed for high-speed chases, the Daily Mail reports.
Anti-crime initiatives have failed to contain robberies and violence as Rio readies for the 2016 Summer Olympics, Reuters reports.
A small Massachusetts city has pledged to help drug addicts recover without any threat of arrest, Governing reports.
The “Robo Cops” will help the city handle a surge in visitors for Expo 2020 by patrolling malls and other public venues, the Khaleej Times reports.
Scott created a smartphone app that helps police analyze crime data in real time.