4/22/2010 TechRadium, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of CrimeWeb Network, LLC
SUGAR LAND, Texas - (BUSINESS WIRE) - TechRadium, Inc., a leading provider of cutting-edge mass notification, has expanded its portfolio of services beyond mass notification technology and into a new area of situational tracking with the acquisition of CrimeWeb Network, LLC.
CrimeWeb provides all law enforcement agencies in the nation with an effective, efficient and centralized web-based clearinghouse that facilitates the exchange of public safety related information between law enforcement agencies, citizens and the news media. CrimeWeb provides four basic components or types of information to its subscribers: Homeland Security/community security; missing child; missing adult and major crime. The web-based clearinghouse and the components it offers to its subscribers will enhance TechRadium’s applications and intellectual property portfolio.
“With a background that includes nearly twenty-five years as a police department administrator, I have learned the importance of being diligent in my efforts to identify “best of breed” companies and technologies. After operating nearly nine years as a situational tracking company, I believe that we have found the ultimate “best of breed” technology in TechRadium. I am extremely thrilled to be adding our situational tracking portfolio to TechRadium’s outstanding mass notification portfolio. This is truly an exciting day for CrimeWeb and our customers,” said Robert L. Piccioni, Chief Executive Officer of CrimeWeb Network, LLC.
With the addition of CrimeWeb’s products and services, TechRadium adds a significant dimension to its IRIS™ product suite. The patented situational tracking clearinghouse gives users enhanced capabilities, resulting in broader user-to-user connections.
“We are thrilled to announce the acquisition of CrimeWeb and its impressive trio of products. Our goal is to consistently add functionality to the systems we offer and this move will provide more features and added benefits to our portfolio,” said Ryan Rodkey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TechRadium.
The acquisition will create a more diversified assortment of valuable services for clients of both CrimeWeb and TechRadium. The acquisition strengthens and broadens the worth of TechRadium and its growing suite of services including IRIS. For more information please visit www.TechRadium.com
2/1/2010 Bastrop Police Department (Texas) joins CrimeWeb
The Bastrop Police Department has become the latest Texas police agency to join the CrimeWeb Network. Bastrop joins the dozens of other police agencies nationwide that use the patented CrimeWeb technology to keep citizens informed regarding critical and routine public safety matters.
1/5/2010 Suspect Apprehended - CrimeWeb Reward Paid
In early December 2009, The Mesquite Police Department investigated a theft from a local business. After obtaining images of the suspect from an on-site video surveillance system, they posted the case on CrimeWeb and distributed it to the community. Withing several hours of posting the information, an individual from south Texas (who had previously lived in the Dallas/Mesquite area and subscribed to CrimeWeb alerts for Mesquite) recognized the suspect and notified the investigator assigned to the case. The suspect was apprehended and admitted to the offense. As a result, a CrimeWeb reward was paid to citizen who supplied the information.
12/1/2009 Grand Prairie Police Join CrimeWeb
The Grand Prairie Police Department (Texas) has joined dozens of other Texas police agencies in using the CrimeWeb Network to distribute information to citizens. Tens of thousands of citizens have registered to receive information from Grand Prairie Police and other agencies in the area.
CrimeWebs patented technology allows Grand Prairie PD to enter and distribute critical information directly from the police vehicle if necessary. This is one of dozens of features offered by CrimeWeb's patented application and not available in other notification systems.
11/1/2009 CrimeWeb Assists In 10,000 Missing Child Cases
On October 27, 2009 CrimeWeb issued Missing Child Alert # 16002.
This alert was the 10,000th missing child alert sent throughout the nation using the CrimeWeb technology. Any police agency in the nation may establish a free account on CrimeWeb to use the system for missing children and missing adults.
The patented CrimeWeb system allows missing children alerts to be targeted to a single area, multiple geographic areas simultaneously or to all subscribers nationwide.
CrimeWeb is pleased to offer this service free-of-charge and we are honored to assist in helping to reunite these children with their families.
9/13/2009 CrimeWeb Version 2.0.1 Released
CrimeWeb version 2.0.1 has been uploaded and features several major advancements. The majority of the upgrades in this release are related to code enhancements that allow the distribution of notifications even faster than the speed our users have become accustomed to in previous versions. The new code generates and delivers notifications approximately 20 percent faster than version 2.0.0. Version 2.0.1 also features the addition of FBI Crime Data links and enhanced search results.
8/1/2009 Charles County, Md named nations "Most Digitally Advanced County" for its use of CNS technology.
The Center for Digital Government in association with the National Association of Counties (NACo) has announced that Charles County Maryland has been selected for the 2009 Award Winner for “The Nations Most Digitally Advanced County” for its implementation of the Charles County CNS (www.CharlesCountyCNS.com).
Charles County’s Chief Information Officer Richard Aldridge stated that the award “demonstrates the I.T. staff’s continuous commitment toward serving the citizens of Charles County with the best technology solutions in the nation.”
The awards are presented annually by the Center for Digital Government, a national research and advisory institute on information technology policies and best practices in state and local government.
For more than 20 years, the Center for Digital Government and its sister divisions have been providing public and private-sector leaders with decision support, knowledge, and opportunities to help them succeed in 21st century government. For more information about the Center and their work and to view the full list of winners, visit http://www.centerdigitalgov.com/.
6/5/2009 United States Marshal Service (Middle District of Florida) Signs Agreement To Use CrimeWeb
The United States Marshal Service for the Middle District of Florida has signed an agreement with CrimeWeb Network, LLC to utilize CrimeWeb's proprietary technology to distribute fugitive information nationwide. CrimeWeb to will be used by the USMS to target wanted person information anywhere in the nation where they have reason to believe a fugitive may located. The proprietary software used by CrimeWeb allows the Marshal Service to send information to multiple areas of the country, to radiuses around a target area or to any geographical area located between two locations. The CrimeWeb system also allows for integrated mapping, automatic language conversion to a multitude of languages and targeting of the information to specific groups regardless of geographical location.
5/21/2009 United States Marshal Service (Western District of Louisiana) Signs Agreement To Use CrimeWeb
The United States Marshal Service for the Western District of Louisiana today signed an agreement with CrimeWeb Network, LLC to utilize CrimeWeb's proprietary technology to distribute fugitive information nationwide. CrimeWeb to will be used by the USMS to target wanted person information anywhere in the nation where they have reason to believe a fugitive may located. The proprietary software used by CrimeWeb allows the Marshal Service to send information to multiple areas of the country, to radiuses around a target area or to any geographical area located between two locations. The CrimeWeb system also allows for integrated mapping, automatic language conversion to a multitude of languages and targeting of the information to specific groups regardless of geographical location.
5/1/2009 Another Texas Agency Joins CrimeWeb
The Olmos Park Police Department (Texas) has joined dozens of other police agencies in Texas and nationwide, using the CrimeWeb Network to distribute information to the citizens they serve.
3/19/2009 Charles County Maryland Signs Contract For Development Of CharlesCountyCNS.com
Charles County, Maryland has finalized a contract with CrimeWeb Network, LLC (dba Citizen Notification Service) to develop and deploy the CNS technology via a customized web portal that will be accessible via www.CharlesCountyCNS.com. The portal will use proprietary CNS technology to allow Charles County to create unlimited notification types within all departments of Charles County government. Citizens visiting the site will be able to register for any or all notification types. Notifications may be created and sent using standard email and/or SMS text. The CharlesCountyCNS notifications will include HTML, document attachment, images, language conversion and embedded mapping. The rollout date for CharlesCountyCNS.com is scheduled for April 21, 2009.
1/16/2009 Over 1.8 Million Notifications During 2008
Local, state and federal public safety agencies across the country used CrimeWeb.Net to issue over 1.8 million email notifications during 2008. This is an increase from the 1.5 million notifications sent via CrimeWeb in 2007. The total number of notifications issued by CrimeWeb.Net is now over 12 million.
11/1/2008 The City of Mesquite (Texas) Deploys MesquiteCNS.com
The City of Mesquite (Texas) has become the latest municipality to deploy the Citizen Notification Service (CNS) product. CNS is a fully customized application that is built specifically for local governments by CrimeWeb Network, LLC., using the same technology found in CrimeWeb.Net. CNS is built to match the existing city web site and to integrate seamlessly with existing functionality.
To view examples of CNS firsthand, please visit www.MesquiteCNS.com or www.ArlingtonCNS.com
9/12/2008 Version 2.0 Upgrade Completed
On September 12, 2008, Version 2.0 was uploaded to the site. Version 2.0 includes a new look for the site as well as technical enhancements. The major enhancement included in Version 2.0 is the ability to upload and embed videos directly into alerts. The videos are also archived at www.youtube.com/crimeweb.
8/1/2008 The United States Marshal Service Signs A Contract To Begin Using CrimeWeb.Net
The United States Marshal Service for the Northern District of Texas today signed an agreement with CrimeWeb Network, LLC to utilize CrimeWeb's proprietary technology to distribute fugitive information nationwide.
The Marshal Service FAST (Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team) will use CrimeWeb to target wanted person information anywhere in the nation where they have reason to believe a fugitive may located. The proprietary software used by CrimeWeb allows the Marshal Service to send information to multiple areas of the country, to radiuses around a target area or to any geographical area located between two locations. The CrimeWeb system also allows for integrated mapping, automatic language conversion to a multitude of languages and targeting of the information to specific groups regardless of geographical location.
7/15/2008 CrimeWeb Network LLC Receives Second Patent
The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued United States Patent
# 7,406,507 to CrimeWeb Network, LLC.
The issuance of this second patent by the USPTO will compliment the intellectual property contained in CrimeWeb's existing patent and further the ability of CrimeWeb Network LLC to create and provide unique and effective applications across several platforms including the CrimeWeb, Citizen Notification Service (CNS) and School Notification Service (SNS).
Additional patent applications are also pending for the technology contained in each application.
For more information, please visit www.CitizenNotification.com.
6/1/2008 Version 2.0 Scheduled For Release This Summer
CrimeWeb Version 2.0 is scheduled for release in August 2008. Version 2.0 will feature enhanced graphics and will allow police agencies to upload video to alerts.
5/27/2008 Version 1.4 Upgrade Completed
On May 27, 2008, Version 1.4 went live. Version 1.4 contains few front end changes visible to users, however it provides a major upgrade to the email distribution system and site security.
Version 1.4 significantly increased the CrimeWeb and CNS email distribution speeds and provides enhanced site security, particularly from "cross site scripting" attacks which have been used to attack hundreds of thousands of sites worldwide.
4/20/2008 Denton (Texas) Police Join CrimeWeb
On April 20, 2008 the Denton (Texas) Police Department began using CrimeWeb to keep it 106,000 citizens up-to-date regarding crime in their community. Denton, Texas is the nation's ninth fastest-growing city among those over 100,000 people. The Denton Police Department joins nearly three dozen other Texas public safety agencies currently subscribed to CrimeWeb.
3/14/2008 Shreveport Louisiana Police Chief Encourages Citizens To Join CrimeWeb.Net
Shreveport Mayor Cedric Glover and members of the Police Department gave residents of Area Two, which consists of City Council Districts B, C and D, an overall view of how the city is handling crime.
Nearly every official who spoke encouraged everyone to get involved with a Neighborhood Watch.
Police Chief Whitehorn also encouraged everyone to register with the Web site CrimeWeb.Net. "It was designed to provide the citizens of Shreveport with crime information in their area," the police chief said. "It provides crime alerts, like if a house down the street has been burglarized or a child is missing in your neighborhood. If you don't do anything else, go to the Web site and sign up," he said. "You will instantly see the benefit of it."
3/1/2008 Sequim Police Join Other Washington State Agencies Using CrimeWeb
The Sequim Police Department has joined seven other Washington State police agencies in using the CrimeWeb Network to distribute information to the citizens they serve.
2/27/2008 CrimeWeb Alert Leads To The Arrest Of Robbery Suspect
On 02/20/2008 The Mesquite (Texas) Police Department issued CrimeWeb alert # 11619. The alert contained images of a robbery suspect taken by security cameras while committing a robbery at a business. On 02/26/2008 the Mesquite Police Department was contacted by a citizen who viewed the CrimeWeb alert and recognized the suspect. Further investigation resulted in a warrant being issued. The suspect was located in Dallas by Mesquite Detectives on 02/28/2008 and taken into custody. The suspect is also being investigated as having possibly been involved in several other similar offenses in the Dallas area. To view this alert visit http://www.crimeweb.net/home.asp?id=11619
2/4/2008 Bellevue Police Get Results With CrimeWeb
The Bellevue Police Department began using CrimeWeb just a few weeks ago, but have already realized the systems potential for distributing critical crime related information and obtaining fast and useful feedback from citizens. Please read the attached news story for more details.
1/26/2008 CrimeWeb Network Issues Over 10 Million Alert Notifications
On January 25, 2008 the CrimeWeb Network surpassed the 10 million notifications mark. Over the past several years CrimeWeb has consistently and reliably sent millions of notifications from public safety agencies to the citizens they serve.
1/17/2008 Yakima, Washington Joins CrimeWeb
The 80,000 residents of Yakima, Washington will soon be able to register to receive crime and safety related information directly from the Yakima Police Department. The Yakima Police Department has become the sixth agency in Washington State to join the CrimeWeb Network.
12/15/2007 Corpus Christi Police Choose CrimeWeb To Keep Citizens Informed
The Corpus Christi Police Department (Texas) has signed an agreement with CrimeWeb Network, LLC to begin using CrimeWeb. Corpus Christi police will use the CrimeWeb system to enhance direct communication with the 285,000 citizens of Corpus Christi regarding critical and routine matters of public safety. Corpus Christi Police join dozens of Texas law enforcement agencies that are currently using CrimeWeb to distribute information to the citizens they serve.
12/1/2007 Bellevue Police (Washington) Join The CrimeWeb Network
The Bellevue Police Department announced that they have added a new tool to their crime prevention programs. In an effort to keep the citizens of Bellevue informed about crime prevention and increase awareness, Bellevue has become the fifth Washington police agency to join CrimeWeb.Net.
11/12/2007 Prosper Police Department Begin Participation with CrimeWeb.net
The Prosper Police have begun using a website, which will allow the residents of the Town of Prosper to stay informed.
10/9/2007 Roanoke Police Department Joins CrimeWeb Network
The Roanoke Police Department has partnered with CrimeWeb.net to provide citizens with up-to-date information about crime in the city. CrimeWeb provides a police department the ability to quickly and easily distribute information regarding missing children, missing adults, major crimes and homeland security.
9/5/2007 Frisco Police Department Joins Crimeweb.net
The Frisco Police Department has contracted with Citizen Notification Service to make the Crimeweb.net available for Frisco citizens to receive information from the Frisco Police Department.
8/25/2007 Two Washington State Agencies Joined a Nationwide E-mail Notification Program
The Fife Police Department and Mountlake Terrace Police Department join several other Washington State agencies that are already using CrimeWeb.Net to distribute public safety information to their community.
8/2/2007 The New Braunfels Police Department Launches New Community Communication Tool
The New Braunfels Police Department is providing a new and free service, CrimeWeb.net, which will assist in communicating crime and community issues in a fast and efficient manner.
7/1/2007 Decatur, Texas Police Join the CrimeWeb Network
Citizen Notification Service (formally CrimeWeb Network) recently added another Texas law enforcement agency to the list of dozens of agencies from that state using CrimeWeb to keep their citizens informed.
5/30/2007 The Irving Police Department Launches CrimeWeb.Net
The Irving (Texas) Police Department has joined police agencies from across the country currently using the CrimeWeb Network to distribute information regarding public safety to their community.
4/26/2007 CrimeWeb Alert Leads to the Recovery of a Missing Handicapped Man
An Arkansas man reported missing to Azle police April 19 was located April 23 by virtue of a tip received through a new internet communications service called CrimeWeb.
4/1/2007 The CrimeWeb Network announces its newest user, the Dover Police department (Delaware)
The Dover Police department is the first agency in Delaware to join dozens of other law enforcement agencies across the county that utilize CrimeWeb in their community. Dover Police will use the industry-renowned network to disseminate crime and public safety information to local residents and other organizations.
3/8/2007 CrimeWeb Receives the “Most Innovative New Crime Prevention Program” Award
Charleston, South Carolina Police Receive the “Most Innovative New Crime Prevention Program” award for their use of CrimeWeb. The Charleston Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit was awarded “Most Innovative New Crime Prevention Program” for the past year by South Carolina’s State Association of Crime Prevention Officers ( SACPO).
1/4/2007 Azle Police Department (Texas) Joins Other Tarrant County Agencies using the CrimeWeb Network
The Azle Police Department became the fourth agency in Tarrant County to subscribe to the public safety notification system from CrimeWeb.Net, the nation’s leading provider of e-mail based alert notification technology.
10/27/2006 Brenham Police to Send Crime Alerts Via Email
It’s every parent’s nightmare – they turn their head for just a minute and their child disappears. In major cities, it seems to happen every day. In Brenham, fortunately, it’s a rare occurrence. When a child, or anyone, disappears, time is of the essence.
8/25/2006 The Plano Police Department Launches a New Crime Prevention Tool.
The Plano Police Department has joined twenty-nine other Texas agencies currently using the CrimeWeb Network to distribute information regarding public safety to their community. Plano Police plan to implement the system in September to disseminate public safety information to residents.
7/12/2006 City of Arlington, Texas chooses CrimeWeb Network to build a citywide notification application.
The City of Arlington, Texas has signed an agreement with CrimeWeb Network, LLC, to build a citywide email information portal using the patented CrimeWeb technology.
6/15/2006 Albuquerque, New Mexico Joins CrimeWeb.
The Albuquerque Police Department has teamed up with The CrimeWeb Network, the leader of e-mail based alert notifications, to disseminate crime and public safety alerts to citizens. The information regarding each type of alert is entered into the CrimeWeb.Net site by the agency via a centralized web-based clearinghouse. Citizens can register to receive the information (FREE of CHARGE).
5/31/2006 CrimeWeb Adds It's First Montana Law Enforcement Agency
Great Falls, Montana has become the first public safety agency in Montana to team-up with The CrimeWeb Network, the leader of e-mail based alert notifications. Great Falls police will utilize CrimeWeb to quickly and efficiently disseminate critical information to the citizens they serve
4/23/2006 Woodway Department of Public Safety - A Service to Keep Citizens Informed
In April 2006, Woodway Department of Public Safety joined its neighboring city; Waco, as a member of the CrimeWeb Network. CrimeWeb.net is a convenient website for Woodway residents to log on at any time and be informed of crimes and criminals in the community.
4/3/2006 Watauga Department of Public Safety - Log on for Crime Information
Wouldn't it be convenient to be able to log on to a website and be informed of criminal activity in your neighborhood? The Watagua Department of Public Safety now offers a way to interact with citizens using internet technology.
1/23/2006 Charleston Police use the Internet to Send Crime Alerts to Residents
In January, 2006, the Charleston Police Department became the first law enforcement agency in South Carolina to utilize CrimeWeb.Net, the nation’s leading provider of e-mail based alert notification technology. The department will use the CrimeWeb service to disseminate crime and public safety information to local residents.
11/23/2005 Three Agencies New to CrimeWeb Network
Three new police agencies become part of the CrimeWeb Network. Law enforcement agencies across America are joining an innovative network that allows them to keep citizens informed about crime prevention and public safety information. In the past 45-days three new police departments have teamed up with The CrimeWeb Network, the leader of e-mail based alert notifications. Those agencies are in South Bend, IN, Shreveport, LA, and Lakeland, FL.
9/14/2005 Louisiana Sex Offenders Possibly Displaced by Hurricane Katrina
In response to the potential threat posed by registered sex offenders who were possibly displaced by Hurricane Katrina, The CrimeWeb Network (www.CrimeWeb.Net) has constructed a centralized database of information regarding displaced Louisiana Sex Offenders that may be accessed by law enforcement and the general public.
8/16/2005 Redmond Police Department Adopts Email-Based Notification System
The seventh largest city in King County, WA – Redmond Police - has selected CrimeWeb.Net as its public safety alert notification provider, and will use the company’s technology to disseminate alerts to Redmond residents regarding public safety and crime prevention.
4/28/2005 Orange County S.O. Uses the Internet to Send Child Sexual Assault Alert to 12,000 Citizens
Four Days Before Governor Bush Signed The Jessica Lunsford Act, Orange County Sheriff’s Office Uses the Internet to Send Child Sexual Assault Alert to 12,000 Citizens. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office used a service called, CrimeWeb.net to distribute an email-based alert to 12,000 citizens nationwide regarding a young girl who they believed was a witness to a sexual assault of another child.
4/27/2005 McKinney Police Department Uses Internet Technology to Keep Citizens Informed
McKinney, Texas police department became the newest user of the CrimeWeb.net service in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
4/26/2005 Cyber Crime Awareness Tool for Rowlett Police!
The Rowlett Police Department is one of many law enforcement agencies who send crime and public safety alerts to concerned citizens, business owners, and neighborhood watch groups via email, phone, or text messaging.
3/28/2005 CrimeWeb Network Showcased in Law Enforcement Technology Magazine
CrimeWeb.net will have a feature showcase in the February issue of Law Enforcement Technology Magazine (LET).
2/8/2005 Henderson Police Introduce a New System to Send Crime Alerts to Local Residents
In February, 2005, the Henderson Police Department subscribed to a new public safety notification system from CrimeWeb.Net, the nation’s leading provider of e-mail based alert notification technology.
2/4/2005 Dallas Police to Improve Communications with Citizens
On February 04, 2005, the Dallas Police Department became the 17th agency in the Dallas/Fort Worth area to join the CrimeWeb Network, the leading provider of email-based alert notification technology.
2/4/2005 Arlington, TX Police Department Joins CrimeWeb
Citizen Involvement on Past Cases, Compel Arlington Police to Join the CrimeWeb Network. CrimeWeb Network – the leader in crime and public safety alerts – today announced the Arlington Police Department as its newest user.
1/8/2005 New E-Mail Based Notification System to Send Public Safety Alerts for the Town of Little Elm
In January, 2005, the Little Elm Police Department purchased a new e-mail notification system from CrimeWeb Network, the nation’s leader in e-mail based public safety alerts.
10/6/2004 CrimeWeb and Dialogic Communications Announces Partnership.
Dialogic Communications recently distributed a nationwide press release announcing that it has established a partnership with CrimeWeb.Net.