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Application of Big Data for National Security by Babak Akhgar, Gregory B. Saathoff, Hamid R. Arabnia, Richard Hill, Andrew Staniforth, Petra Saskia Bayerl

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Chapter 4

Big Data and Law Enforcement

Advances, Implications, and Lessons from an Active Shooter Case Study

Kimberly Glasgow

Abstract

What has been called “Big Data,” particularly social media data, has been heralded as fundamentally transformative in all spheres of human activity from economic, social, political, and legal processes to the basic workings of scientific research. Working from a case involving crisis response to a threat to public safety, this chapter explores key issues and complexities in harnessing Big Data to meet law enforcement needs and to inform and protect the populace. From supporting real-time situational awareness during an active shooter event to mining responses and supporting investigatory or intelligence activities, ...

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