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Digital transformation and organised crime: how Sopra Steria’s expertise could equip Police Forces to reduce offences

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Vern Davis, Head of Aerospace, Defence and Security at Sopra Steria, has been featured in the latest issue of ADS Advance to outline how adoption of technological best practices could equip the UK’s Police Force to address the rise in serious and organised crime (SOC). Impacting more citizens than any other national security threat, SOC costs the UK an estimated £37 billion a year – a figure projected to increase if no action is taken in the immediate future.

Currently, information vital for the identification of serial criminals is distributed across local IT platforms; a practice that limits the Force’s ability to share intelligence internally.

In the article Vern outlines how legacy systems, processes and partners could be leveraged to improve the sharing of this vital intelligence, bridging connectivity and data gaps that currently limit the Force’s knowledge management capability. 

Read the full article here.
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