Delhi Police to start using space technology for live crime mapping

Delhi Police to start using space technology for live crime mapping

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  • Delhi Police will use space technology to curb crime in the national capital
  • A mechanism is being developed in partnership with the ISRO
  • The first version of CMAPS has been designed for standalone systems.
  • The system would work through analysis of relevant data and patterns
  • Police officials will be equipped with Personal Digital Assistant devices connected to a central processor
  • The device can store data of more than 2 lakh criminals
  • The system will enable real time access to vital information at the crime scene
  • This will help police officials to file report direct from the spot
  • The system will also be able to identify gangs in specific areas
  • The specific prediction can also lead to arrest of criminals
  • The system will convert every distress call into a digital message flashing location of the caller through global positioning system
  • At present crime mapping is conducted manually gathering electronic data at an interval of 15 days