Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement

The bad guys are out there, and they’re talking to each other online. Whether they’re using social media sites like Twitter, forum boards, or deeper outlets, your job is to find them. But the volume of information can make that difficult, especially in a world of real-time changes.

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Are you looking for a more advanced open source intelligence (OSINT) data collection and analysis platform that helps with building a case against gangs in your community, organized crime, or drug cartels? Our Deep Web Silo Services can harvest, archive, and house all the intelligence you need, so you’re ready with the right details when it’s time to prosecute.

Whether you need thin-client delivery (no software to download), a full-fledged application to deploy behind your firewall, or you want the help of our in-house experts, we can easily and affordably customize a solution for you.

Stay informed, stay in touch, and keep tabs on the bad guys with the right intelligence at the right time, delivered right to your fingertips.

Relevant News

The Kids Arrested in Largest Gang Bust in NYC History Got Caught Because of Facebook

As Police Monitor Social Media, Legal Lines Become Blurred – NPR, All Things Considered

Careful what you tweet: Police, schools tap social media to track behavior – NBC News

How the cops watch your tweets in real-time – arstechnica

The Promises and Pitfalls of Social Media – For Police – NPR

Social networking crime up by 2,000 in two years – News Letter

Cops Worldwide Participate in Global Tweet-a-Thon – Government Technology

Criminals Beware, Fraud Investigators take to Social Media – Forbes

Policies and Resources

Developing a Policy on the Use of Social Media in Intelligence and Investigative Activities

Global Information Sharing Toolkit

IACP Center for Social Media

Justice Information Sharing

Connected Cops

LAwS Communications



BrightPlanet Presents at OSINT Automation Product Training Seminar

On February 19, BrightPlanet will present at the premier OSINT Automation Product Training Seminar in Washington, DC. This one-day event, presented by ISS World and featuring a presentation by our own Tyson Johnson, will cover everything one needs to know about OSINT, or open source intelligence. Open source information (Internet, social media, academic, geospatial, and public data) contains many cyber attack planning […]

[WHITEPAPER] Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) for Law Enforcement

Earlier this year, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Internet, the Pew Research company released the most recent stats about the adoption rates and internet usage of adults living in the United States. See what this means for crime online and law enforcement in this post and in our new whitepaper: Open Source Intelligence […]

Outpost: An Online Data Collection Engine for Scalable Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)

Outpost is an online information collection engine that allows intelligence analysts to automate the process of collecting publicly available data from the Web. As law enforcement agencies continue to utilize Outpost, we find new solutions to problems faced by agencies through the creative use of data collected at scale and in an automated fashion. In […]

BrightPlanet Solutions for Law Enforcement

BlueJay Twitter Crime Scanner

Deep Web Intelligence Silos

Case Studies

Deep Web Silo – Detroit Crime Commission

BlueJay – Hofstra University Presidential Debates



IJIS Member

ijis logoBrightPlanet is a Member of the IJIS Institute.  The IJIS Institute is a national nonprofit organization that brings together industry and government in an effort to promote the advancement of national information sharing standards across all levels of the justice, public safety, corrections and homeland security communities.