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Milan police use KeyCrime delia(R) to help end “retrò” crime series

A robber with a taste for antique weaponry was arrested in Milan after a robbery in Via Millelire. The police were forewarned and already on the scene when the 52 year old robber struck thanks to the Police's VI Mobile Squad and a little help from the software KeyCrime delia®. With a hoodie and a mask, the 52 yea...

Internet Governance Forum: The road to great Crime Analysis is paved with analyzable data!

KeyCrime's Brad Hathaway took a practical approach to #ResponsibleAI in his talk on December 10th, 2021 at the Internet Governance Forum Poland's International Security & Digital Council remote hub in Rome. The exchange with Avv. Benvegnù, especially during the question and answer at the end was thought provoking...
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COISP: KeyCrime presents “Digital Transformation: a proactive approach to investigations”

KeyCrime is proud to announce that our own Brad Hathaway delivered a preview of the soon to be published article “Digital Transformation: a proactive approach to investigations” on November 12th at the 8th annual congress of COISP – Coordinamento per L’Indipendenza Sindacale delle forze di Polizia

Accenture and KeyCrime announce collaboration on next generation digital marketing solution

KeyCrime is proud to have been identified by Accenture as an innovative enterprise with great future prospects. This has led to collaboration for implementing a next level digital system for marketing that will take KeyCrime even further along its path. The prospects for a long term collaboration are being conside...

KeyCrime announces development of IBM i2 connector for delia® Suite

Another step ahead for KeyCrime and Law Enforcement! KeyCrime has just “broken ground” on the development of a connector for viewing KeyCrime delia® Suite data in IBM’s i2 platform. This is groundbreaking in more ways than one – KeyCrime’s unique approach to Data Transformation for Law Enforcement agenc...

Rai Scuola “STEM” – Crimine features KeyCrime delia® Suite

How do you preserve the know-how and analytical capabilities of investigators, transforming them into shared assets for future investigations? After the criminal investigation wraps up, what are the advantages for prosecutors when investigators have used analytical techniques and technologies to establish that the...

PSS signs as KeyCrime delia® Suite distributor and services partner for Spain

KeyCrime is excited to announce the renewal of the KeyCrime delia® distribution contract with PSS in Spain. We are very much looking forward to continuing our collaboration with PSS, well known in Spain, Portugal and South America for helping their customers implement the best possible solutions for their needs w...

KeyCrime delia helps investigators identify and stop the “white bag” robbers

KeyCrime delia® helps stop serial robbers in Milan. For anyone that knows the KeyCrime story, this isn’t news at all of course, but a few times a year, the results of our work makes the news. Today was one of those days. The armed criminal group nicknamed “White Bag” had two members apprehended today by the...

Probable Causation Podcast with Giovanni Mastrobuoni on KeyCrime delia®

We were thrilled when Jennifer Doleac’s Probable Causation podcast interviewed Professor Giovanni Mastrobuoni at the end of August because many of the conclusions they reached have profound implications for the world of policing and investigators' adoption of technology. One in particular is something we’ve be...

La Repubblica: Serial robber caught: he used a prop gun to scare store clerks

A 52-year-old laborer was arrested by the Milan Police on charges of robbing a clothing store in the ‘Coccinelle’ franchise in Corso Genova in Milan. The man, wearing a mask, hat and sunglasses, frightened the saleswoman with a prop gun and stole 200 euros from the cash register, before leaving. Stationed outs...

A glimpse of the (hopefully near-term) future: KeyCrime delia® crime analysis suite

An article by Cesare Parodi and Valentina Sellaroli, reported in Contemporary Criminal Law (6/2019), illustrates its possibilities and legal implications. In fact, predictive software has long been used in various cities around the world. Each has peculiar characteristics, but there is a common trend: they focus o...

Wired: The Italian software that changed the world of predictive policing

What is the difference between KeyCrime and other predictive police software? The idea was born by analyzing, for work, a mountain of files related to the various crimes, in which the data were collected summarily but still contained information that would allow us to hypothesize behind which crimes, even if occur...

Startupbusiness.it: Predictive analytics, Oltre Venture invests in KeyCrime

The world of predictive software is evolving rapidly and as a result it is becoming more and more reliable and even more attractive to the world of venture capital. And because applying technology to policing makes the world better for citizens, KeyCrime attracted the attention of the noted ‘social innovation...

Startupmagazine.it: When a police officer becomes a startupper – the KeyCrime story

Mario Venturi, assistant chief of the Milan police headquarters, invented the KeyCrime program 14 years ago, an example of a successful merger between computer science and investigation that has made it possible to significantly reduce the number of robberies in the city. KeyCrime is an advanced system whose algor...
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Quotidiano.net: KeyCrime, the anti-robbery algorithm that helps catch robbers

Through its proprietary algorithms, KeyCrime delia® Suite searches for correlations between a new crime and the many criminal events in its database, assigning a score for each comparison: the higher the score, the more likely it is that the crimes were part of the same series. Investigators then analyze the beha...

Focus: The robo-policeman is on patrol with KeyCrime delia®

From software that predicts crimes to drones. Technology promises more safety. But does it threaten our privacy? The policeman stops the suspect, points the gun, asks to raise their hands. The boy refuses. And, when he reaches into his bag, the officer chills him, mistakenly thinking he is about to take a weapon. ...

Wired: CAUGHT! Catching criminals by identifying and analyzing crime series.

Predict robberies? At the police headquarters in Milan they do it with Keycrime, the algorithm developed by a policeman inspired by Sherlock Holmes. In Italy he hasn't found investments and now the United States could steal it from us. On the computer screen the map of Milan is marked by some red dots: a line conn...

La Repubblica: Milan, police catch the robber as he leaves the pharmacy – arrest video

He robbed the same pharmacy in Milan three times in a month, always on Fridays and always between 2:00 and 2.30 PM. And these habits were the downfall for Paolo Davide Simula, a 26-year-old convict, arrested by the officers of the Scalo Romana police station at the end of the last robbery at his "usual" pharmacy i...

Panorama: Key crime – The algorithm that predicts where and when robberies will take place

The software was developed by an assistant chief of the Milan police: it exploits the clues left by serial criminals to predict their next move. In the Lombard capital it has almost doubled the success rate against some types of crime. Yet it is not used by other police headquarters, nor by other police forces.

L’Espresso: Special Agent Key Crime – a software program in Milan that has led to its first arrests

KeyCrime is the name of specialized software used by police that is able to predict the time and place of crimes. It has been tested in Milan where it has already led to the first arrests. He was walking quietly along Viale Monte Rosa in Milan when ten plainclothes policemen swooped in on him. Amedeo Bruno, 35, ha...