Things You Should Know But Don’t

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Using AI to Create Police Sketches
Posted March 4, 2024 Written by Claire

In 2017, California police released an image of a potential suspect in the murder of Maria Jane Weidhofer, a cold […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Using Social Media to Predict Crime
Posted February 19, 2024 Written by Claire

Can AI predict crime? In past blogs, I’ve written about crime mapping, a technique where police data is used to […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: AI in Policing
Posted February 5, 2024 Written by Claire

Despite the controversy around AI, it has a wide range of practical applications across many fields. Among those is law […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Revisiting the Golden Age of Serial Killers
Posted January 22, 2024 Written by Claire

In 2023, there were an unsettling number of missing persons cases that went unanswered and strange murders left unsolved. Between […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Space News in 2024
Posted January 8, 2024 Written by Claire

Every year we continue to see great accomplishments in space exploration and research and the upcoming year is shaping up […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: Data Brokers
Posted December 26, 2023 Written by Claire

For younger users and those who grew up with the internet, it’s common knowledge that any time you use a […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Are Your Push Notifications Being Tracked?
Posted December 11, 2023 Written by Claire

Cyber-security is a topic that I feel should be on everybody’s radar. While it’s easy to fall behind in this […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: The State of Police Robots
Posted November 27, 2023 Written by Claire

The use of robotics in law enforcement isn’t new, but is a topic getting more and more attention as AI […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: How Law Enforcement Uses GPS
Posted November 13, 2023 Written by Claire

Global Positioning System—commonly known as GPS—is a tech that’s become ubiquitous in our daily lives but is actually only one […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: The FBI’s Art Theft Team
Posted October 30, 2023 Written by Claire

The FBI is known for a great many things but most often people associate it with large-scale, high-profile criminal investigations […]