Ultra-High Speed (UHS) Application Challenge prize winners announced

The National Institute of Justice has selected three winning entries have been selected to share Ultra-High Speed (UHS) Application Challenge prize of $150,000. This Challenge encouraged software developers and public safety professionals to develop apps that could improve public safety … Continued

Launching the Police Data Initiative

Today, the President is in Camden to talk about the promising progress that city is making in enhancing community policing. Last December, President Obama launched the Task Force on 21st Century Policing to better understand specific policing challenges and help communities identify actions they can take to improve law enforcement and … Continued

Taking Data and Making It Easier to Understand

Understanding data can sometimes be daunting, especially if you’re looking at a spreadsheet with rows, upon rows, upon rows of data. To make FEMA data easier to understand, a small project team and I have been working on an innovative … Continued

Results of the Second Annual Safety Datapalooza

The second annual Safety Dataplooza was held on January 14, 2014. More than 300 public safety stakeholders from the private, nonprofit, and academic sectors participated in the event, which showcased innovators who have utilized freely available government data to build … Continued