FRONTLINE POLICE IMPROVE THEIR RESPONSE TIMES

Learn how Chicago PD and Queensland Police use aerial imagery to save lives and locate missing persons

Nearmap greatly assisted us in determining areas which were considered the highest probability in which to search, and to brief the on-the-ground search team on the exact conditions they were going to experience.
Sergeant Lindsay Kuhrt, Police search and rescue co-ordinator quote sourced from Brisbane Times online

TAKING THE GUESS WORK OUT OF POLICING

Chicago PD patrols an area of 301 mi2.  By integrating Nearmap along with other data sets from event management, provides the department with the ability of ‘predictive policing’.

On the other side of the world, Queensland Police in Australia used the radius tool within Nearmap to predict the area and movements of a missing person.

The Challenge at a glance

CHICAGO PD: INFORMED AND AGILE FOR EMERGENCIES

Being the second largest police force in the U.S. (behind New York), Chicago Police receives thousands of emergency calls a day.

With 14,000 officers on the ground, prioritising quick responses whilst ensuring officer safety is a must.

The Solution at a glance: Chicago Police Department

MINIMISING RISKS TO OFFICERS

Integrating Nearmap aerial imagery into its existing GIS, Chicago’s police force is armed with instant mapping & environment data for every emergency call location.

Find out the full impact on how the city is saving lives below.

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The Challenge at a glance

QUEENSLAND POLICE: THE SEARCH

There are more than 38,000 missing persons reports received by police each year across Australia. With Queensland accounting for 6000 of these cases, Queensland Police are faced with the challenge of locating these individuals with the support of the State Emergency Services.

The Solution at a glance: Queensland Police

LOST BUT QUICKLY FOUND

Detectives from Queensland Police used Nearmap aerial imagery to perform predictive radius mapping in Brisbane resulting in locating the body of a missing man in rough terrain is less than 24 hours

They identified an optimum search area and supplied State Emergency Services with the most accurate information relating to ground conditions so that appropriate resources were deployed for the retrieval of the body. 

Read the full story to find out how Nearmap is changing policing around the world.

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