Tagged: prevention

Predictive Policing: Preventing Crime with Data and Analytics

The IBM Center for the Business of Government has released its newest report entitled “Predictive Policing: Preventing Crime with Data and Analytics.” The report describes a new wave of law enforcement capability, predictive policing, that relies on data and innovative software to predict where crime is likely to occur and...

National Planning Frameworks

The Department of Homeland Security has released three National Planning Frameworks this month, including the National Response Framework, the National Mitigation Framework, and the National Prevention Framework. These three documents are part of a series of five National Planning Frameworks which “document the roles and responsibilities of the whole community...

From Input to Impact: Evaluating Terrorism Prevention Programs

The Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation has released a report titled, “From Input to Impact: Evaluating Terrorism Prevention Programs,” which discusses the shift many states are making toward prevention in counterterrorism programs and strategies, “and offers a preliminary framework for assessing the impact of preventive actions.” As governments increasingly turn...

Preventing a Security Crisis in the Caribbean

The Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, co-chaired by Senators Dianne Feinstein and Chuck Grassley, released a report this month titled Preventing a Security Crisis in the Caribbean. According to the report, “[t]he Caribbean region has come a long way since the 1980s when it served as a hub for...

2012 Arson Prevention Week May 6-12

The U.S. Fire Administration’s (USFA) theme for the 2012 Arson Awareness Week is “Prevent Youth Firesetting”. “There is a wide variety of juvenile firesetting, such as intentional arson versus a child playing with a lighter. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI’s) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, juveniles accounted...

UK House of Commons Explores the “Roots of Violent Radicalization”

Roots of Violent Radicalisation, Home Affairs Committee, Nineteenth Report of Session 2010-12, Volume I The UK House of Commons Home Affairs Committee has released a new report titled, “Roots of Violent Radicalisation.” Following the Coalition Government taking office in 2010, it was announced that there would be a review of...