OPINION: Ian Stevenson, Chair of the Online Safety Technology Industry Association (OSTIA) and CEO and co-founder of Cyan Forensics, explores some of the key questions and challenges around innovation and technology in policing.
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The eyewitness identification of suspects often plays a crucial part in many criminal investigations and subsequent court proceedings; but as PhD researcher Pia Pennekamp explains, how confident a witness is about what they saw – and how that confidence is interpreted by police, juries and judges – needs greater clarity and a more standardised approach.
Data is now at the heart of every investigation, but as well as offering opportunity to improve the service for victims of crime, it can also hinder it. In this article, Boyd Mulvey, CEO and Founder of Chorus, talks about the data challenges currently facing law enforcement and how Chorus believe they have developed a new Intelligence Suite to help overcome them.