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How 5G FWA Will Blur Lines Between Fixed And Mobile Operators

Published on March 31st, 2019 | by SS8 Blog

  • March 31, 2019

As telecom operators plan their rollout of the fifth generation (5G) of network services, two distinct services have emerged, mobile and fixed wireless access (or FWA). These services are being launched on separate timelines and are aimed at different target…

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Kidnapping: The Social Impact (Part 2 of 2)

Published on September 17th, 2014 | by Franklin Recio

  • September 17, 2014

In part one of Kidnapping: The Social Impact, I provided background on the organized crime of kidnapping as a growing evil-industry by detailing the problem itself and its reach worldwide. Part two, while not detail-heavy for confidentiality reasons, describes a…

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Kidnapping: The Social Impact (Part 1 of 2)

Published on August 9th, 2014 | by Franklin Recio

  • August 9, 2014

The Problem Kidnapping is one of the felonies that have a larger social impact in a population. These crimes are usually conducted through organized crime, so it’s not just the regular burglar that was acting alone to steal a wallet.…

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Silence is Golden After All…

Published on July 25th, 2013 | by SS8 Blog

  • July 25, 2013

I was reading an article in the most recent issue of Science News that focused on the need for analyzing cellular phone communications by criminals. The article mentioned a case in Italy where investigators were able to analyze mobile phone…

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The Need for Visual Analytics in Law Enforcement – Part 1

Published on July 23rd, 2013 | by SS8 Blog

  • July 23, 2013

Today's Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) and related intelligence organizations are under siege on a number of fronts, and will need to change and evolve decades old, stove pipe practices and workflows to maintain their ability to detect and action credible…

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Consolidated Analytics: Wave of the Future or a Temporary Fix?

Published on July 16th, 2013 | by SS8 Blog

  • July 16, 2013

Over the last few years there has been a trend towards the consolidation of analytical functions in law enforcement agencies worldwide. Several large agencies, piloted by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Department, have led the charge to…

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