Law Enforcement

Make smart maps your crime-fighting weapon.

Modern law enforcement takes advantage of smart maps—visualized information and location analytics—to empower frontline officers and commanders with better decision making. It’s simple. Maps make information actionable. Esri technology makes it easy to integrate every data type and apply advanced analytic tools for solving problems, predicting crime, and protecting citizens.

Insights

When Seattle Crime Spikes, High-Tech Eyes Now Watch

Esri technology helps the Seattle Police Department track crime as it happens. The department’s new Real-Time Crime Center equips crime analysts, information-technology experts, and detectives with GIS to provide patrol officers with up-to-the-minute information about crimes in progress.

App Helps Police Manage “Gypsy Hill” Cold Case Murder Investigation

South San Francisco’s IT department created an app for the city’s police department that helped officers visualize reports from the field while investigating a murder case from 1976.

Oakland Builds Real-Time Crime Apps for Residents, Police

Oakland Police Department’s web-based apps transform crime data from spreadsheets to interactive maps. The public app allows residents to view incident reports in near real-time while the internal app administers detailed crime information to each area commander. Read More

Police Data Initiative Aims to Increase Transparency

The Police Foundation and Esri are collaborating on an open data portal to guide users of police open data. The partnership is part of a White House initiative to improve police performance and strengthen departments’ relationships with the communities they serve. Read More

Leverage location to improve managerial decisions

Command staff need to make informed decisions. Esri gives you the ability to improve planning, reduce costs, and increase transparency. With the Esri location platform, your department can apply the power of geography to organize, visualize, and disseminate mission-critical data. Use map analytics to make informed personnel decisions and accomplish strategic planning objectives. Engage the public through a variety of citizen engagement maps and apps.

Benefits

Plan

Use maps to collaborate on organizational objectives and implement strategies for CompStat reporting, officer recruitment, and more.

Manage

Monitor equipment and sensors with maps. Then view everything in a common operating picture.

Engage

Better understand problems in your community. Share information with the public through open crime maps and citizen reporting applications.

Solutions

ArcGIS Platform

ArcGIS is the location platform for your law enforcement agency, enabling you to create, organize, and share information and tools with anyone. Develop intelligent online maps and useful apps that run anywhere your staff operate—on desktops, the web, smartphones, and tablets.

ArcGIS Online

Use Esri technology to make smarter, more informed decisions and plan for long-term change. ArcGIS Online gives command staff and planners the ability to make maps and perform analysis in a collaborative environment that streamlines the planning process.

Esri Community Analyst

With Community Analyst, you can optimize resource allocation choices, understand the types of people impacted by policy decisions, and learn more about the demographics of high-risk communities.

Modernize law enforcement operations with maps

From the command center to officers in the field, Esri gives your entire organization the ability to improve planning, operational awareness, and field mobility. You can enhance response times, coordinate enforcement activities, and better understand your jurisdiction. With map analytics as the cornerstone, you can positively impact every workflow to understand current crime conditions, improve response, and maximize officer and public safety.

Benefits

Allocate

Assign scarce resources using maps to view everything together: staff, incidents, assets, traffic, and more.

Improve

Whether it’s for long-term planning, CompStat, or daily tactical operations, use the map as your common operating picture.

Safeguard

Better protect and serve officers and the community with intuitive maps. Give a more accurate understanding at the local level.

Solutions

ArcGIS Platform

Employ the ArcGIS platform to aid your agency in reducing crime. With a suite of interoperable spatial tools and dashboards, personnel spend more time on preventative patrol activities. Empower crime reduction strategies, promote officer safety, and reduce operating costs.

ArcGIS Online

Give every officer in your organization the power to quickly visualize and analyze data in the cloud. Create public-facing maps that show citizens where and how they can participate in your programs. Build goodwill in your community by showing the results of your efforts.

ArcGIS for Law Enforcement

ArcGIS for Law Enforcement gives you the tools to manage your operations from the field and the command center. Take advantage of ready-to-use maps and apps to conduct field interviews, develop preincident plans, and plan special events.

Build better analysis with geography

As more agencies extract data from computer-aided dispatch (CAD), record management systems (RMS), and all the other police systems and sensors, law enforcement personnel can struggle to make sense of it all. With the ArcGIS platform, your department can derive meaning from large volumes of data so that crime patterns—and the appropriate policing strategies—become evident. Ask questions and build an accurate picture of what’s happening so command staff can identify needs fast and improve mission readiness.

Benefits

Predict

Location analysis makes connections and identifies patterns. Turn historical data and current trends into knowledge.

Optimize

Link all your organization’s data—calls for service, incident/crime locations, suspect information—with one solution. Use maps to provide context to crimes.

Share

Operational dashboards and advanced mobile solutions put analytical insight at your fingertips—from the real-time crime center to the patrol car.

Solutions

ArcGIS Platform

The ArcGIS platform enables crime analysts to track current and historical crime data. Predict future crime trends using location analysis to uncover patterns. Use a scalable platform to share insights with everyone in your agency.

ArcGIS Online

Give officers and the community the power to perform simple self-service crime analysis tasks. With ArcGIS Online, anyone inside or outside your organization can create a user-defined area of interest, select crime types that are important to them, and create their own reports and interactive maps.

ArcGIS for Law Enforcement

Analyzing crime is made easy with ArcGIS for Law Enforcement. Geoenable the work your analysts do in support of patrol, administration, and special teams and operations. Access templates that support incident analysis, planning, and sustenance.

Be ready for anything

Managing special events and operations is an ever-increasing part of the law enforcement mission. Whether these events are planned or not, preparation is the key. Esri can help you plan for the worst, with spatial solutions that support initial planning, tactical operations, and final debriefing. Map staging areas, officer locations, assets, and vehicles required to accomplish the mission.

Benefits

Prepare

Be prepared with maps that support preplanning for special events, disaster response, and any other large-scale or tactical operations.

Manage

Gain real-time situational awareness and the ability to respond to developing incidents as they occur.

Inform

Organize, analyze, and share a timeline of events in an easy-to-understand format. Bring data and location together in a compelling narrative.

Solutions

ArcGIS Platform

The ArcGIS platform supports special event operations from the initial planning stages to the operationalization of each plan. Build dynamic, real-time maps in the command post or the field, and share operational intelligence with all your stakeholders.

ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Online delivers event planning information to the public in the form of web mapping applications. Get important updates to the public fast with easy-to-configure public information web app templates.

ArcGIS for Law Enforcement

Put ArcGIS for Law Enforcement to work for your incident operations personnel. Harness incident and special-event planning templates to streamline the collection of data about hazards, equipment, supplies, and procedures. Ready-to-use mapping applications help you plan for potential incidents and manage crises.

Real-time data for secure, safe corrections

Law enforcement’s mission extends beyond deterrence and arrest. All types of offender management tasks benefit from location analysis and visualization. Whether your department handles arrests, sentencing, incarceration, or monitored release, you can use an integrated suite of shareable maps to improve corrections, probation, and parole duties. Enhance decision making with live data for every variable involved in supervision. Monitor and respond to any situation.

Benefits

Track

Manage inmate activity, identify high-risk inmates, and discover violence-prone areas by using comprehensive maps.

Monitor

Bring your surveillance capabilities together so you can take the guesswork out of what’s happening on the ground, in real time.

Report

Collect watch reports, manage caseloads, develop automated alerts, and do more to accurately communicate information to stakeholders.

Solutions

ArcGIS Platform

Integrate ArcGIS into your existing corrections systems to improve access to information across your organization. Manage offender and facility data, analyze trends and patterns affecting your prison population, and allocate officers and resources based on geography.

ArcGIS Online

Give every corrections, probations, and parole officer in your organization the power to quickly visualize and analyze data in the cloud with ArcGIS Online. Maps and apps are available anywhere in your organization on any device. Get information to where it’s needed most, whether inside the facility or in the community.

ArcGIS Templates for Facilities

A safe and secure facility requires the identification of risks to the facility, inmate and personnel locations, and critical infrastructure. ArcGIS Templates for Facilities allow corrections managers to determine where people and assets are located, decide how to best allocate and relocate resources to and from locations in the facility, and be ready for what-if scenarios in the event of an emergency.

Main

Make smart maps your crime-fighting weapon.

Modern law enforcement takes advantage of smart maps—visualized information and location analytics—to empower frontline officers and commanders with better decision making. It’s simple. Maps make information actionable. Esri technology makes it easy to integrate every data type and apply advanced analytic tools for solving problems, predicting crime, and protecting citizens.

Insights

When Seattle Crime Spikes, High-Tech Eyes Now Watch

Esri technology helps the Seattle Police Department track crime as it happens. The department’s new Real-Time Crime Center equips crime analysts, information-technology experts, and detectives with GIS to provide patrol officers with up-to-the-minute information about crimes in progress.

App Helps Police Manage “Gypsy Hill” Cold Case Murder Investigation

South San Francisco’s IT department created an app for the city’s police department that helped officers visualize reports from the field while investigating a murder case from 1976.

Oakland Builds Real-Time Crime Apps for Residents, Police

Oakland Police Department’s web-based apps transform crime data from spreadsheets to interactive maps. The public app allows residents to view incident reports in near real-time while the internal app administers detailed crime information to each area commander. Read More

Police Data Initiative Aims to Increase Transparency

The Police Foundation and Esri are collaborating on an open data portal to guide users of police open data. The partnership is part of a White House initiative to improve police performance and strengthen departments’ relationships with the communities they serve. Read More

Administration

Leverage location to improve managerial decisions

Command staff need to make informed decisions. Esri gives you the ability to improve planning, reduce costs, and increase transparency. With the Esri location platform, your department can apply the power of geography to organize, visualize, and disseminate mission-critical data. Use map analytics to make informed personnel decisions and accomplish strategic planning objectives. Engage the public through a variety of citizen engagement maps and apps.

Benefits

Plan

Use maps to collaborate on organizational objectives and implement strategies for CompStat reporting, officer recruitment, and more.

Manage

Monitor equipment and sensors with maps. Then view everything in a common operating picture.

Engage

Better understand problems in your community. Share information with the public through open crime maps and citizen reporting applications.

Solutions

ArcGIS Platform

ArcGIS is the location platform for your law enforcement agency, enabling you to create, organize, and share information and tools with anyone. Develop intelligent online maps and useful apps that run anywhere your staff operate—on desktops, the web, smartphones, and tablets.

ArcGIS Online

Use Esri technology to make smarter, more informed decisions and plan for long-term change. ArcGIS Online gives command staff and planners the ability to make maps and perform analysis in a collaborative environment that streamlines the planning process.

Esri Community Analyst

With Community Analyst, you can optimize resource allocation choices, understand the types of people impacted by policy decisions, and learn more about the demographics of high-risk communities.

Patrol Operations

Modernize law enforcement operations with maps

From the command center to officers in the field, Esri gives your entire organization the ability to improve planning, operational awareness, and field mobility. You can enhance response times, coordinate enforcement activities, and better understand your jurisdiction. With map analytics as the cornerstone, you can positively impact every workflow to understand current crime conditions, improve response, and maximize officer and public safety.

Benefits

Allocate

Assign scarce resources using maps to view everything together: staff, incidents, assets, traffic, and more.

Improve

Whether it’s for long-term planning, CompStat, or daily tactical operations, use the map as your common operating picture.

Safeguard

Better protect and serve officers and the community with intuitive maps. Give a more accurate understanding at the local level.

Solutions

ArcGIS Platform

Employ the ArcGIS platform to aid your agency in reducing crime. With a suite of interoperable spatial tools and dashboards, personnel spend more time on preventative patrol activities. Empower crime reduction strategies, promote officer safety, and reduce operating costs.

ArcGIS Online

Give every officer in your organization the power to quickly visualize and analyze data in the cloud. Create public-facing maps that show citizens where and how they can participate in your programs. Build goodwill in your community by showing the results of your efforts.

ArcGIS for Law Enforcement

ArcGIS for Law Enforcement gives you the tools to manage your operations from the field and the command center. Take advantage of ready-to-use maps and apps to conduct field interviews, develop preincident plans, and plan special events.

Crime Analysis

Build better analysis with geography

As more agencies extract data from computer-aided dispatch (CAD), record management systems (RMS), and all the other police systems and sensors, law enforcement personnel can struggle to make sense of it all. With the ArcGIS platform, your department can derive meaning from large volumes of data so that crime patterns—and the appropriate policing strategies—become evident. Ask questions and build an accurate picture of what’s happening so command staff can identify needs fast and improve mission readiness.

Benefits

Predict

Location analysis makes connections and identifies patterns. Turn historical data and current trends into knowledge.

Optimize

Link all your organization’s data—calls for service, incident/crime locations, suspect information—with one solution. Use maps to provide context to crimes.

Share

Operational dashboards and advanced mobile solutions put analytical insight at your fingertips—from the real-time crime center to the patrol car.

Solutions

ArcGIS Platform

The ArcGIS platform enables crime analysts to track current and historical crime data. Predict future crime trends using location analysis to uncover patterns. Use a scalable platform to share insights with everyone in your agency.

ArcGIS Online

Give officers and the community the power to perform simple self-service crime analysis tasks. With ArcGIS Online, anyone inside or outside your organization can create a user-defined area of interest, select crime types that are important to them, and create their own reports and interactive maps.

ArcGIS for Law Enforcement

Analyzing crime is made easy with ArcGIS for Law Enforcement. Geoenable the work your analysts do in support of patrol, administration, and special teams and operations. Access templates that support incident analysis, planning, and sustenance.

Special Operations

Be ready for anything

Managing special events and operations is an ever-increasing part of the law enforcement mission. Whether these events are planned or not, preparation is the key. Esri can help you plan for the worst, with spatial solutions that support initial planning, tactical operations, and final debriefing. Map staging areas, officer locations, assets, and vehicles required to accomplish the mission.

Benefits

Prepare

Be prepared with maps that support preplanning for special events, disaster response, and any other large-scale or tactical operations.

Manage

Gain real-time situational awareness and the ability to respond to developing incidents as they occur.

Inform

Organize, analyze, and share a timeline of events in an easy-to-understand format. Bring data and location together in a compelling narrative.

Solutions

ArcGIS Platform

The ArcGIS platform supports special event operations from the initial planning stages to the operationalization of each plan. Build dynamic, real-time maps in the command post or the field, and share operational intelligence with all your stakeholders.

ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Online delivers event planning information to the public in the form of web mapping applications. Get important updates to the public fast with easy-to-configure public information web app templates.

ArcGIS for Law Enforcement

Put ArcGIS for Law Enforcement to work for your incident operations personnel. Harness incident and special-event planning templates to streamline the collection of data about hazards, equipment, supplies, and procedures. Ready-to-use mapping applications help you plan for potential incidents and manage crises.

Corrections

Real-time data for secure, safe corrections

Law enforcement’s mission extends beyond deterrence and arrest. All types of offender management tasks benefit from location analysis and visualization. Whether your department handles arrests, sentencing, incarceration, or monitored release, you can use an integrated suite of shareable maps to improve corrections, probation, and parole duties. Enhance decision making with live data for every variable involved in supervision. Monitor and respond to any situation.

Benefits

Track

Manage inmate activity, identify high-risk inmates, and discover violence-prone areas by using comprehensive maps.

Monitor

Bring your surveillance capabilities together so you can take the guesswork out of what’s happening on the ground, in real time.

Report

Collect watch reports, manage caseloads, develop automated alerts, and do more to accurately communicate information to stakeholders.

Solutions

ArcGIS Platform

Integrate ArcGIS into your existing corrections systems to improve access to information across your organization. Manage offender and facility data, analyze trends and patterns affecting your prison population, and allocate officers and resources based on geography.

ArcGIS Online

Give every corrections, probations, and parole officer in your organization the power to quickly visualize and analyze data in the cloud with ArcGIS Online. Maps and apps are available anywhere in your organization on any device. Get information to where it’s needed most, whether inside the facility or in the community.

ArcGIS for Law Enforcement

A safe and secure facility requires the identification of risks to the facility, inmate and personnel locations, and critical infrastructure. ArcGIS Templates for Facilities allow corrections managers to determine where people and assets are located, decide how to best allocate and relocate resources to and from locations in the facility, and be ready for what-if scenarios in the event of an emergency.