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  • How a Silicon Valley Startup Is Helping Police Get Smarter About Solving Gun Crimes October 15, 2019
    Despite its depiction in Hollywood, police work is often a startlingly low-tech enterprise. Futuristic laboratories and slick computer interfaces are few and far between. Instead, information relevant to the investigation of crimes is often fragmented and confusing, stored in an array of aged software and incomplete databases that can’t communicate with each other.  Tevelyon Jones, […]
  • Daily Bulletin: Another Weekend Marred by Gun Rampages That Barely Made National Headlines October 14, 2019
    Good morning, Bulletin readers. Mass shootings in Brooklyn, Chicago, and Philadelphia were among seven such incidents this weekend, and the latest reminder that gun violence persists even when it doesn’t make national headlines.  Receive this daily news briefing by email every morning. Sign up here. NEW FROM THE TRACE Seven people were shot in a gambling den […]
  • Gun Investigators Cautiously Optimistic About New Fingerprint Technology October 11, 2019
    A decade ago, chemistry professor Paul Kelly was conducting experiments at England’s Loughborough University when he noticed his glass beakers were emerging from a vapor-filled chamber with clearly defined fingerprints on them.  The quality of the fingerprints was remarkable, and Kelly and his colleagues decided to see if their discovery could have any practical applications. […]