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New crime-data dashboard illuminates trends in Cook County, Ill.

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The tool's creators are hopeful more detailed information on regional felony cases will inform smarter policy in the nation's second largest county.

Columbus launches yearlong microtransit pilot

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A shuttle system, powered by ride-sharing software company Via, will introduce microtransit to Central Ohio.

Orlando is done testing Amazon's facial recognition software

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City officials said they cannot dedicate the resources needed to continue using the much-criticized technology.

33 California offices put data at risk, auditor finds

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Dozens of state government entities practice faulty data security polices that often do not follow widely accepted standards, the state auditor found.

How Smart Columbus is advancing city transportation tech

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Commentary: Jordan Davis, a director at the Columbus Partnership, shares how the Ohio capital is making the most of its $570 million experiment.

States still need more money for election security, report says

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A paper by New York University's Brennan Center for Law and Justice sounds a familiar refrain in states' push to fund election security efforts.

Intrusion monitors for election security are going virtual

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Some states are now using a software-based version of the Albert sensor, a device election officials use to detect malicious network activity.

Underserved communities triaged in CivStart accelerator's first cohort

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Ten startups will enter a 24-month program to develop solutions aimed at improving quality of life, public safety and public health for underserved communities.

Virginia state capitol to use machine-learning weapons detection

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The Virginia Capitol Police will test a machine-learning platform that's already in use in Utah and at sports stadiums around the world.

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